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Re: Net Neutrality Legislative Proposal

  • From: Florian Weimer
  • Date: Tue Jul 11 13:42:10 2006

* Fergie:

> I disagree with your statement on NAT end-points not being "publicly
> accessible" -- that's certainly not true, and a myth that needs to be
> finally killed.

>From a security point of view, they are still accessible.  From an
operational point of view, they are not, at least not on the original
IP layer, and if you aren't using 1:1 NAT.

Nevertheless, I think that the "publicly accessible" criterion is
flawed because it is too murky.  But something similar is necessary to
implement the corporate networks exception.