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Re: F means filtered ?
> > > I think actually the question that Jim was asking is whether Paul filters > > access to the root name server he runs based on his Spam Blacklist. It > > seems to be a valid question. Paul wrote: > Yes, I do. I have no opinion on whether spammers should or should not be > able to reach any given root name server, including "mine", but for the time > being I lack the hardware needed to firewall f.root-servers.net differently > than I do the rest of my network. Uh, that is a serious issue. If you filter the root server that you run according to your "spam list", then you are not providing a public service on equal footing to all comers. I dislike spam and UCE as much as the next person, but I find this kind of policy statement and implementation abhorrent when you're talking about a *public* resource. If you wish to do that its fine with me, but then F.root-servers.net needs to be replaced by a machine which is not subject to these filters. Root servers aren't private things, expecially when you hold them out to the public... -- -- Karl Denninger ([email protected])| MCSNet - The Finest Internet Connectivity http://www.mcs.net/~karl | T1's from $600 monthly to FULL DS-3 Service | 99 Analog numbers, 77 ISDN, Web servers $75/mo Voice: [+1 312 803-MCS1 x219]| Email to "[email protected]" WWW: http://www.mcs.net/ Fax: [+1 312 803-4929] | 2 FULL DS-3 Internet links; 400Mbps B/W Internal - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -