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Re: SMURF amplifier block list - READ THIS

  • From: Pete Ashdown
  • Date: Wed Apr 15 16:02:23 1998

Karl Denninger said once upon a time:

>We already do this - its not a perfect filter, but it will only let you
>transmit packets with sources that COULD possibly come from us.

The puzzling thing is why anyone would want to transmit packets over their
for-cost links with an address that wasn't from their network.  Proper
filters have other benefits aside from the obvious attack issues.