Why does abuse handling take so long ?

Larry Brower larry-lists at maxqe.com
Sun Mar 13 17:57:32 CDT 2011


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On 03/13/2011 05:34 PM, goemon at anime.net wrote:
> 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.
> 

leaving is not always as easy as you imply. There are some areas with
only one real provider.


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