[funsec] McColo: Major Source of Online Scams andSpams KnockedOffline (fwd)

Simon Waters simonw at zynet.net
Thu Nov 13 03:27:33 CST 2008


On Wednesday 12 November 2008 21:52:12 Nick Newman wrote:
>
> Let's compare these two scenarios:
>
> 1. The world-wide community of people who essentially run the Internet have
> had enough with a nasty webhosting company in California.  They've
> determined that the majority of spam world-wide originates from this
> company offering bullet-proof hosting.  So they call the upstream providers
> and get them cut off. 

> 2. Some LE agency serves a search warrant for "any digital evidence" and
> collects hundreds of terabytes of worth of data.  5 years later....

These aren't mutually exclusive.

> nw3c.org

Grr - those stupid DreamWeaver menus that only work in 66% of browsers.




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