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Re: Open Letter to D-Link about their NTP vandalism

  • From: Steven M. Bellovin
  • Date: Fri Apr 07 18:58:56 2006

On Fri, 7 Apr 2006 18:49:18 -0400, Richard A Steenbergen
<[email protected]> wrote:

> Its just NTP, I can't imagine that it is *really* enough traffic to care 
> all that much. There are probably a hundred people on this list who could 
> donate free transit for this and not give it a second thought (hell if I 
> had a pop anywhere close to .dk I would donate a gigabit solely to end 
> this nanog thread before it turns into a bunch of self-righteous whining). 

Did you read the posting?  His ISP is charging him.  He's also put in
a fair amount of time trying to get this resolved.  As for transit --
NTP works much better with short RTTs, which is precisely why it's
good to have a server in Denmark. 

		--Steven M. Bellovin,