Breaking the internet (hotels, guestnet style)

Jorge Amodio jmamodio at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 15:21:30 CST 2009


>  (Aside: my local library blocks everything but 80 and 443 outbound.  I complained to the director; he cited "security".  I tried explaining that I knew something about Internet security; he told me that the firm that had installed the system had "done most of the libraries in the county".  I translate that as "most of the libraries in the county have broken security policies".)

Among the many wonderful things Internet has created in the past 2+
decades, it gave birth
to a countless number of "Internet Experts" ...

Perhaps a more organized/focused discussion may help kick off an IETF
WG to identify and
document the problems/needs/requirements and an informational RFC/BCP
can be produced,
then the "experts" will know that for better security and reliability
they don't need to
mutilate internet protocols or dismember the Internet.

My .02
Jorge




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