Are we really this helpless? (Re: isprime DOS in progress)

David Conrad drc at
Mon Jan 26 03:47:35 UTC 2009


On Jan 25, 2009, at 5:27 PM, Lorell Hathcock wrote:
> Every time I see a post like the one below on this list, I can't  
> help but
> feel like big brother has infiltrated the list.

Someone stating the obvious implications of the lack of the Internet  
operations community to address a known problem that threatens pretty  
much anyone on the Internet feels like Big Brother has infiltrated the  
list to you?  Odd.

> There's no mess like the ones government will create for you.

Agreed.  Too bad the technologists haven't been able to solve the  

To be clear, I'm not suggesting laws or lawsuits are a good thing.   
Rather, it's generally what happens when an industry isn't able to  
figure out how to wipe its own butt.


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