Permitting spoofed traffic [Was: Re: ddos attack blog]

Larry Sheldon LarrySheldon at cox.net
Fri Feb 14 23:00:27 UTC 2014


On 2/14/2014 12:42 PM, Paul Ferguson wrote:
> Taken to the logical extreme, the "right thing" to do is to deny any
> spoofed traffic from abusing these services altogether.

Since the 1990s I have argued (ineffectively, it turns out) a case that 
says that sentence can be edited down to good advantage as:

 > Taken to the logical extreme, the "right thing" to do is to deny any
 > spoofed traffic.

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