Death of the Internet, Film at 11

Paul Ferguson fergdawgster at mykolab.com
Sat Oct 22 01:01:36 UTC 2016


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On 10/21/2016 5:52 PM, Laszlo Hanyecz wrote:

> 
> 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.
> 

Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good.

- - ferg (BCP38 instigator)


- -- 
Paul Ferguson
ICEBRG.io, Seattle USA
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