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Re: Security of National Infrastructure
On Fri, 29 Dec 2006, Randy Bush wrote: > > Why is it that every company out there allows connections through their > > firewalls to their web and mail infrastructure from countries that they > > don't even do business in. Shouldn't it be our default to only allow US > > based IP addresses and then allow others as needed? The only case I can > > think of would be traveling folks that need to VPN or something, which > > could be permitted in the Firewall, but WHY WIDE OPEN ACCESS? We still > > seem to be in the wild west, but no-one has the [email protected] to be braven and > > block the unnecessary access. > > maybe because those godless communist sexually deviant vicious perverts > out there in the rest of the world are damned hard to differentiate from > the sexually deviant vicious perverts we have in our government? > > and there money is still good. you may want to look at the balance of > trade and worry about the opposite flow. I think the better answer is: "your network your choices, my network my choices"