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Re: mitigating botnet C&Cs has become useless

  • From: Petri Helenius
  • Date: Wed Aug 09 13:17:08 2006

Arjan Hulsebos wrote:

The ones who've been mugged don't start mugging other people, infected PCs will infect other PCs. That's the difference, and that's why an ISP should do something about that. Although it may be out of fashion, I'd like to see good netizenship.
SPAM as other types of abuse is easiest to control closest to the source, which in most cases means the consumer ISP providing the local access for the user.