BCP38 dismissal

Jo Rhett jrhett at netconsonance.com
Thu Sep 4 11:52:22 CDT 2008


Count you which way?  You seem to agree with me.  Everyone should be  
doing both, not discounting BCP38 because they aren't seeing an attack  
right now.

On Sep 4, 2008, at 9:50 AM, John C. A. Bambenek wrote:
> 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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Jo Rhett
Net Consonance : consonant endings by net philanthropy, open source  
and other randomness






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