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Re: SPEWS?

  • From: Steven J. Sobol
  • Date: Thu Jun 20 08:42:25 2002

On Wed, 19 Jun 2002, Alex Rubenstein wrote:

> I'll admit, we had an issue with a customer who spammed, and it took us a
> little while to zap him. 

Quantify "a little while". (I'm not trying to be argumentative here...)

> Nevertheless, he was zapped. He had a /27, and
> SPEWs listed the entire /24 surrounding it. When I asked about this, they
> said, in not-so-many-words, that by doing this, punishing innocent
> bystanders, that as long as the ISP noticed and fixed the issue, this was
> essentially OK to do.

I agree with that, *if* initial notifications to the ISP are ignored. 
Escalations are then in order, definitely.
 
-- 
Steve Sobol, CTO  JustThe.net LLC, Mentor On The Lake, OH  888.480.4NET
- I do my best work with one of my cockatiels sitting on each shoulder -
6/4/02:A USA TODAY poll found that 80% of Catholics advocated a zero-tolerance 
stance towards abusive priests. The fact that 20% didn't, scares me...




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