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Re: .mil domain

  • From: Stephen Sprunk
  • Date: Fri May 30 14:40:38 2003

Thus spake "Randy Bush" <[email protected]>
> > In recent times, a lot of .mil have thrown up a whole bunch of null
> > routes to large sections of international address space.  Good luck
> > getting them removed
>
> as this means they have a different definition of the internet than
> the one to which i, and i suspect others, are used, why should i and
> others accept their routes?

For the same reason anyone else accepts their routes -- because they want to
be able to reach them.  If they don't want to reach _you_, that's their
choice.

Nothing prohibits any part on the internet from blocking other parties they
believe to be dangerous, whether it be due to warfare, spam, or other
considerations.

S

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