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RE: Above.net? ... vultures swoop in
> I just picked up a voice mail from a UUnet salesperson that says > "... I saw that y'all are at AboveNet and I'm fairly sure that you are > aware of what happened yesterday with the denial of service attacks > and I was wondering if y'all might be looking to go with somebody else > that way you aren't shut down and you don't lose business ..." > > I must have missed the UUnet press release that stated that > UUnet will not be affected by any DDOS attacks. Or maybe it > is in a document covered by an NDA :-) And being an indirect customer of UUnet that has been hit by some DDoS attacks originating from (or transiting from) UUNet, I would say that their ability of responding to or tracing those attacks is something between little and zero. Rubens Kuhl Jr.