"Everyone should be deploying BCP 38! Wait, they are ...."
jmilko at bandwidth.com
Tue Feb 18 19:19:34 UTC 2014
Is using data from a self-selected group even meaningful when
extrapolated? It's been a while since Stats in college, and it's very
likely the guys from MIT know more than I do, but one of the big things
they pushed was random sampling.
On Tue, Feb 18, 2014 at 2:11 PM, Larry Sheldon <LarrySheldon at cox.net> wrote:
> On 2/18/2014 11:20 AM, Jay Ashworth wrote:
>> Here's a piece which uses the MIT ANA data to assert that the job is
>> mostly done already.
>> Unless I'm very much mistaken, it appears that a large percentage of
>> the failed BCP 38 spoofing tests listed in that data are actually due
>> to customer side NAT routers dropping packets...
>> which is of course egress filtering rather than ingress filtering,
>> and thus doesn't actually apply to our questions.
>> Am I interpreting that correctly?
> The date seems a little past "buy by" in light of the very recent
> observations and comments here.
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