Thank you, Comcast.

Rich Kulawiec rsk at gsp.org
Fri Feb 26 17:17:32 UTC 2016


On Fri, Feb 26, 2016 at 08:55:20AM -0700, Keith Medcalf wrote:
> 
> On Friday, 26 February, 2016 08:13, Jason_Livingood at comcast.com said:
> 
> > FWIW, Comcast's list of blocked ports is at
> > http://customer.xfinity.com/help-and-support/internet/list-of-blocked-
> > ports/. The suspensions this week are in direct response to reported abuse
> > from amplification attacks, which we obviously take very seriously.
> 
> God is that a horrid web page.  I cannot view it.  The wheels on the bus go round and round non-stop.

Agreed -- it's completely dysfunctional worthless crap.  I wonder if it
occurred to anybody that a list of blocked ports could be published as
a single static web page with no scripting, or better yet, as a text
file so that it could be acquired with and used by scripts.

---rsk


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