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Re: NSI Bulletin 098-010 | Update on Whois

  • From: Karl Denninger
  • Date: Thu Sep 03 10:29:53 1998

On Thu, Sep 03, 1998 at 09:24:02AM -0400, David H. Holtzman wrote:
> I'd like to add some amplifying information :
> 
> Two companies are responsible for over 30% of the hits coming into Whois.
> They are not major ISPs.  This is almost three times as much as ALL AOL
> users combined.  What we are talking about here is abuse of a needed
> service and as such should not be confused with peripheral business issues.
> David H. Holtzman
> Sr VP Engineering, Network Solutions
> dholtz@internic.net

The solution to that problem would seem to be a rate-based filter. :-)

Since you're hitting a dbms, this shouldn't be tough to do either :-)

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Karl Denninger (karl@MCS.Net)
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