Survey on the use of IP blacklists for threat mitigation
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Tue Jun 16 20:49:12 UTC 2020
If we want to go down that rabbit trail, then aren’t we talking about
On Tue, Jun 16, 2020 at 3:44 PM Harald Koch <chk at pobox.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 16, 2020, at 15:08, J. Hellenthal via NANOG wrote:
> blacklists are not always deny/block/disallow and conformed of things that
> allow you to take actions whatever your choosing upon their contents and
> your policies.
> What’s next ? redlisting ? Don’t offend the Russians ... blue ? Don’t want
> to offend the police ...
> How about - don't use colour at all, since it's just a culture-specific
> proxy for the actual meaning? "blacklist" and "whitelist" are challenging
> for ESL and for people from other cultures. Block list, allow list, filter
> list, etc. are all more precise terms that happen to be easier for everyone
> to understand.
> Improving technical jargon is always worthwhile.
> Harald Koch
> chk at pobox.com
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