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Re: How should ISPs notify customers about Bots (Was Re: DNS Hijacking

  • From: Joe Greco
  • Date: Mon Jul 23 18:19:46 2007

> On Mon, 23 Jul 2007, Joe Greco wrote:
> > Hint: there is no bot.  My traffic is being redirected regardless.  Were I
> > a Cox customer (and I'm not), I'd be rather ticked off.
> Hint: the bots are on computers connecting to the irc server, not the irc 
> server.

Hint: I know.  As I said, for the challenged, THERE IS NO BOT.  MY TRAFFIC

> > Interfering with services in order to clean a bot would be a much more
> > plausible excuse if there was a bot.  There is no bot.
> So are you claiming no bots ever try to connect to that server?

I don't care if bots ever try to connect to that server.  I can effectively
stop the bots from connecting to servers by shutting down the Internet, but
that doesn't make that solution reasonable or correct.

... JG
Joe Greco - Network Services - Milwaukee, WI -
"We call it the 'one bite at the apple' rule. Give me one chance [and] then I
won't contact you again." - Direct Marketing Ass'n position on e-mail spam(CNN)
With 24 million small businesses in the US alone, that's way too many apples.