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Re: backbone transparent proxy / connection hijacking

  • From: Jon Lewis
  • Date: Thu Jun 25 19:57:52 1998

On Thu, 25 Jun 1998, Karl Denninger wrote:

> > I wouldn't have a problem with Digex setting up some web caches and
> > encouraging customers to setup their own caches and have them talk to the
> > Digex ones via ICP...but caching everything without our knowledge/consent
> > stinks.
> 
> Sigh...... why did I know this kind of crap (hijacking connections) was
> going to start.  Grrr.....

It's a good thing we got our own CIDR block when renumbering out of uunet
space.  If Digex doesn't reconsider this new policy, I'll be looking for
quotes on non-proxied transit (T1 or Frame T1) in Gainesville, FL.

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