Why does abuse handling take so long ?

goemon at anime.net goemon at anime.net
Sun Mar 13 17:34:42 CDT 2011

On Sun, 13 Mar 2011, Alexander Maassen wrote:
> 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.

again make it a question of economics.

vote with your wallet, vote with your feet.

if they won't block, leave.

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