Death of the Internet, Film at 11
laszlo at heliacal.net
Sat Oct 22 00:52:42 UTC 2016
On 2016-10-22 00:39, Ronald F. Guilmette wrote:
> P.S. To all of you Ayn Rand devotees out there who still vociferously
> argue that it's nobody else's business how you monitor or police your
> "private" networks, and who still refuse to take even minimalist steps
> (like BCP 38), congratulations.
What does BCP38 have to do with this? All that does is block one
specific type of attack (and cause a lot of collateral damage). The IoT
devices do not need to spoof addresses - they can just generate attack
traffic directly. This is even better, because you can't cut those
eyeball addresses off - those are the same addresses your target
audience is using. If you cut off the eyeball networks there's not much
point to running an internet business website anymore.
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