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Re: SPEWS?

  • From: Clayton Fiske
  • Date: Thu Jun 20 12:07:36 2002

On Thu, Jun 20, 2002 at 08:40:11AM -0400, Steven J. Sobol wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 19 Jun 2002, Alex Rubenstein wrote:
> 
> > 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.

I fail to see how blacklisting neighboring subnets (not associated with
the organization in question) instead of just the offending one is "in
order".

-c





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