BCP38 dismissal

John C. A. Bambenek bambenek at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 11:50:13 CDT 2008

Count me in.

There is no reason to limit our defenses to the one thing that we
think is important at one instance in time... attackers change and
adapt and multimodal defense is simply good policy.

On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 11:45 AM, Jo Rhett <jrhett at netconsonance.com> wrote:
> On Sep 4, 2008, at 7:24 AM, James Jun wrote:
>> Indeed... In today's internet, protecting your own box (cp-policer/control
>> plane filtering) is far more important IMO than implementing BCP38 when
>> much
>> of attack traffic comes from legitimate IP sources anyway (see botnets).
> I'm sorry, but nonsense statements such as these burn the blood.  Sure, yes,
> protecting yourself is so much more important than protecting anyone else.
> Anyone else want to stand up and join the "I am an asshole" club?
> --
> Jo Rhett
> Net Consonance : consonant endings by net philanthropy, open source and
> other randomness

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