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Re: [nanog] Re: SMURF amplifier block list
Uhm, all that is necessary is for Karl to tell people what he's blocking on his network in such a way that anyone else wanting to protect themselves in the same way can so configure their routers. Ironically, this closely parallels the Satanic Phyltres, with similar sets of plusses and minuses. The idea of some permanent coordination is disconcerting in two ways: firstly, it assumes that the problem is permanent (which I doubt), and secondly, the idea of there being a central administration for policing the network seems to to be incompatible with the theory that the Internet is fundamentally ungovernable. Essentially, if "they" shouldn't bother to try, because it won't work, why should "we" bother to try? Sean.