BCP38 dismissal

Gadi Evron ge at linuxbox.org
Thu Sep 4 14:38:33 CDT 2008


On Thu, 4 Sep 2008, Jo Rhett 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).
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> 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?

"I'm an a??hole!" :o)
(lotsa folks get corporate "bad words" filters, here).

Seriously though, everyone should take care of their own end first. The 
problem is Jo doesn't seem to be in the loopon attacks from recent years, 
but I am unsure he would change his mind if he was/



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> Jo Rhett
> Net Consonance : consonant endings by net philanthropy, open source and other 
> randomness
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