Merit Network
Can't find what you're looking for? Search the Mail Archives.
  About Merit   Services   Network   Resources & Support   Network Research   News   Events   Home

Discussion Communities: Merit Network Email List Archives

North American Network Operators Group

Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical

Re: Few questions to the american ISPs [Re: DDOS anecdotes]

  • From: E.B. Dreger
  • Date: Sun Jun 24 11:25:30 2001

(OT post, but what else is new?)

> Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2001 10:05:12 -0400
> From: Christopher A. Woodfield <>

> That's because they came >< close to being slapped with the UDP last
> year.
> And you probably won't see them scan their network for open SMTP relays
> until Vixie drops all of their blocks into the RBL.

Hmmmm.... would this be the same @Home where a customer spammed us, I
reported to @Home, and their abuse address bounced?  Not only that, but
the "try this address" postmaster box referenced in the bounce _also_
bounced?  Yup.  Same @Home.

> @home seems unwilling to do jack and sh*t about customer security unless 
> the alternative is a whacking on the tail with a really big cluebyfour, 
> and only if the aforementioned piece of clue has a nail sticking out the 
> end.



Brotsman & Dreger, Inc.
EverQuick Internet Division

Phone: +1 (316) 794-8922 Wichita/(Inter)national
Phone: +1 (785) 865-5885 Lawrence


Date: Mon, 21 May 2001 11:23:58 +0000 (GMT)
From: A Trap <>
Subject: Please ignore this portion of my mail signature.

These last few lines are a trap for address-harvesting spambots.  Do NOT
send mail to <>, or you are likely to be blocked.

Discussion Communities

About Merit | Services | Network | Resources & Support | Network Research
News | Events | Contact | Site Map | Merit Network Home

Merit Network, Inc.