AT&T blocking individual IP addresses

Dobbins, Roland rdobbins at arbor.net
Wed Dec 9 10:05:08 CST 2009


On Dec 9, 2009, at 11:03 PM, Scott Howard wrote:

> They are (authenticated-required) proxy servers with 10's of thousands of users behind them, so it's possible that they were seeing some bot-like traffic from them, although the volume would have been tiny compared to the volume of legitimate traffic.

So, if, say, AT&T customers are getting zorched from traffic behind those proxies, then blocking them would make sense, no?

;>

Do you have visibility into the traffic into/out of those proxies, in order to determine if there's DDoS or spam or other undesirable traffic emanating from them?

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