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Re: Ping flooding (fwd)

  • From: Michael Dillon
  • Date: Tue Jul 09 03:04:16 1996

On Tue, 9 Jul 1996, Nevin Williams wrote:

> > Why not? Don't telcos do this?
> > Or if your answer is that telcos only do it for the police and not for
> > each other, then my question would be why can't we form an Internet
> > equivalent, maybe affiliated with something like CERT, that can make these
> > requests and with whom NSP's would cooperate.
> 
> What sort of incentive or penalty do you think would enable this
> cooperation?

Screwed up networks give the whole industry a bad name. It is in everyones
economic best interests to make the network operate fast and reliably.

Michael Dillon                                   ISP & Internet Consulting
Memra Software Inc.                                 Fax: +1-604-546-3049
http://www.memra.com                             E-mail: michael@memra.com

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