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Re: Pakistan government orders ISP service level agreement
At 01:53 PM 5/5/2003, Christopher L. Morrow wrote:
Wasn't clear to me whether their DoS problems were from within or from outside. If from outside, they certainly SHOULD think about asking for help from their upstream(s).On Mon, 5 May 2003, Sean Donelan wrote: > > Pakistan has been suffering a 40 day DOS attack, disrupting most of the > International Internet service in the country. > > The Pakistan Government, Minister for IT & Telecom, has "directed" the > Pakistan Telecommunications Corporation to sign service level agreements > to ensure 99% Internet availability. > > Over 200 official(government?) websites have been inaccessible for over > three weeks. > > http://www.paknews.com/main.php?id=5&date1=2003-05-05 > "Within a period of five days, the body has been assigned to formulate > a concrete strategy to stem the incidence of DoS attacks.. The > committee will work on urgent basis and suggest short-term measures > within two day." > I suppose contacting upstreams for traceback and filtration isn't something they want to do??