EC2 and GAE means end of ip address reputation industry? (Re:

Deepak Jain deepak at
Tue Jun 24 22:12:24 UTC 2008

> IMHO, Amazon will eventually be forced to bifurcate their EC2 IP space 
> into a section that is for "newbies" and a section for established 
> customers. The newbie space will be widely black-listed, but will also 
> have a lower rate of abuse complaint enforcement.
> The only scalable way to deal with a system like EC2 is to provide clear 
> demarcations of where the crap is likely to originate from.

Or, more likely, two separate companies will tackle the problem... Ala 
Ironport or similar.

Some clusters will provide a high degree of trust and certainty of the 
activities of its customers, and some won't. There is no reason to 
believe one company will do both equally well.

Deepak Jain

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