BCP38 dismissal

james james at jdfogg.com
Thu Sep 4 12:14:39 CDT 2008


> 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?


OK, I'm an asshole.
I'm sure BCP38 can prove to be useful, but I'll never drop
my shields.

I guess being an asshole is not so bad given that I have
plenty of company.






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