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Re: Security of National Infrastructure

  • From: Alexander Harrowell
  • Date: Sat Dec 30 05:22:59 2006
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And then I can refuse to read anything that comes from the US. After all, the pharma spam is clearly targeted on US residents. But what about all the Italia spam? Killfile the whole country, clearly. And the Chinese porno spam? And the Russian hackers?

I remember there used to be something called the Internet..

On 12/30/06, Chris L. Morrow < [email protected]> wrote:

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