IPv6 filtering (was Re: IPv6 internet broken, cogent/telia/hurricane not peering)

Jeroen Massar jeroen at unfix.org
Mon Oct 12 20:15:41 UTC 2009

Marco Hogewoning wrote:
> On Oct 12, 2009, at 9:40 PM, Jeroen Massar wrote:
>> Marco Hogewoning wrote:
>> [..]
>>> As this thread has drifted off topic any way, would it for instance be a
>>> good idea to simply not accept mail from hosts that clearly use
>>> autoconfig ie reject all smtp from EUI-64 addresses
>> Can you please *NOT* suggest people *STUPID* ideas like filtering on
>> arbitrary bits inside an address!? Thank you.
> I was just testing out how others feel about this...
>> (Who indeed is not calling Marco stupid, as he is one of those people
>>  who is not stupid, he sometimes just has a wrong idea, just like me ;)
> Just testing the waters, the solution you suggested is more practical
> but you know as well as i do that there are those people out there who
> just filter out any inetnum object which matches *dsl* or *dhcp* which
> is about the same.

Well, that is simply because some people are stupid ;)


(Who now hopes these couple of messages are properly archived so that if
stupid people at least google they don't fall into the above pitfulls).

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