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Re: Generation of traffic in "settled" peering arrangement

  • From: Tracy J. Snell
  • Date: Wed Aug 26 11:12:08 1998

On Mon, 24 Aug 1998, John Curran wrote:

> At 11:00 AM 08/24/1998 -0700, Owen DeLong wrote:
> >...
> >Except, John, that you ignore the fact that you have basically required
> >anyone who wants to put a high-bandwidth server on your network to accept
> >other people writing a blank check for them, regardless of the legitimacy
> >of the hits they receive.
> Owen,
>   Clarify...  right now, many organizations with high-speed connections
>   to the Internet pay based on usage (including traffic sent).  Doesn't
>   anyone on a usage-sensitive leased-line connection pay based on the
>   traffic regardless of the "legitimacy" of the hits received?  Isn't 
>   this why we all hunt down SMURFers?

Everytime we have been SMURFed BBN/GTEI has been unwilling to do anything
to help us. Either filters or aiding in hunting down the SMURFer. My
experience is BBN doesn't help it's customers trace down SMURFers.

Tracy Snell	             (312) 588-2900
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