Atrivo/Intercage: Now Only 1 Upstream

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at ianai.net
Wed Sep 17 12:34:22 CDT 2008


On Sep 17, 2008, at 1:32 PM, David Ulevitch wrote:
> Christopher Morrow wrote:
>
>> How about providing some open-source intelligence in a centralized  
>> and
>> machine-parsable fashion (perhaps with community input of intel even)
>> which would allow better decsions to be made?
>
> Reputation based on src_addr is /so/ 2005.  ASN has a few more legs  
> perhaps... but...
>
> All the growth in Internet-connected compute clouds (EC2, AppNexus,  
> GoGrid, etc.) makes any system based around IP reputation decidedly  
> less useful.
>
> At the end of the day, nobody is going to drop packets for amazon's  
> IP space.

I'm afraid reality disagrees with you - there already are networks  
doing it.

Being big does not guarantee you ability to do Bad Things.

-- 
TTFN,
patrick





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