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Re: Defeating DoS Attacks Through Accountability

  • From: Joe Abley
  • Date: Sun Nov 12 12:05:26 2000

On Sat, Nov 11, 2000 at 10:41:13PM -0800, Sean Donelan wrote:
> How would you propose to handle the case where a person has a credit
> card number, and then you receive a request from a third party with
> no evidence of any authorization from the registered card owner to
> charge stuff on that card number?

The card gets charged regardless; if that turns out to be an unauthorised
transaction it gets challenged later (assuming it is noticed at all).

That's what happens today, as far as I can see. Uncanny resemblance :)