Legislative proposal sent to my Congressman

Ted Hardie ted.ietf at gmail.com
Mon Oct 3 20:54:21 UTC 2016


On Mon, Oct 3, 2016 at 1:39 PM, John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:

> In article <alpine.BSF.2.20.1610031257490.94184 at orthanc.ca> you write:
> >> But that does not remove those devices from the network.
> >
> >That ship has sailed.
>
> This is where device profiles could help.  If enough devices register
> profiles with the local router, at some point the router's default
> could be closed, so devices with no profile can't talk to the outside.
>
>
Hi John,

Are you thinking of MUD (
https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-opsawg-mud/) here, when you say
"register profiles"?

regards,

Ted


> For a lot of devices like lightbulbs, that would probably make no
> difference at all.  It would mean you couldn't remotely monitor your
> five year old CCTV camera unless you take in the camera for an upgrade
> or replace it, but I can't get too upset about that.
>
> R's,
> John
>
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