Legislative proposal sent to my Congressman

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Mon Oct 3 19:54:38 UTC 2016


* Lyndon Nerenberg:

>> In thinking over the last DDos involving IoT devices, I think we
>> don't have a good technical solution to the problem.  Cutting off
>> people with defective devices they they don't understand, and have
>> little control over, is an action that makes sense, but hurts the
>> innocent.  "Hey, Grandma, did you know your TV set is hurting the
>> Internet?"
>
> The way this will get solved is for a couple of large ISPs and DDoS
> targets to sue a few of these IoT device manufacturers into oblivion.

But that does not remove those devices from the network.


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