Why does abuse handling take so long ?

Alexander Maassen outsider at scarynet.org
Sun Mar 13 17:18:56 CDT 2011

On 13-3-2011 18:31, William Allen Simpson wrote:
> On 3/13/11 7:45 AM, Alexander Maassen wrote:
>> Why o why are isp's and hosters so ignorant in dealing with such issues
>> and act like they do not care?
> So, part of the problem is *your* upstream.  Why didn't your upstream
> actively remove the entire abusive netblock?  Why didn't your upstream
> contact other providers with your evidence, and together remove the
> abusive network from the global routing tables?
My hoster did mail, his upstream is EGI, however, EGI does not want to
block/filter since it would pollute their routers they say.
I asked through my hoster if they would be willing to place a simple UDP
filter, blocking all of it. They refuse.

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