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Re: NSPs filter?

  • From: bmanning
  • Date: Sun Aug 04 23:29:36 2002

 	but wait...  you have refined the question.  It was "which
	NSPs filter", not "which NSPs filter customers"

	Different question with a different answer.

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> IMO, Commercial ISPs should never filter customer packets unless=20
> specifically requested to do so by the customer, or in response to a=20
> security/abuse incident.=20
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> Consumer ISPs are much more likely to have clauses in the AUPs that are=20
> enforced premptively via packet filtering - antispoof filters (honestly,=20
> antispoof filtering is, IMHO, the one expection to my "commercial ISPs=20
> should not filter" rule), port blocks to prevent customers running=20
> servers, outbound SMTP blocks to off-provider systems to stop direct-to-MX=
> =20
> spamming, ICMP rate limiting, et al. All of which are fine by me as long=20
> as they clearly assert their right to do so in their AUP - that is, as=20
> long as there's a comparable provider I can use instead.
> 
> -C
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> On Sun, Aug 04, 2002 at 02:37:12PM +0000, bmanning@karoshi.com wrote:
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> > > Good day,
> > >=20
> > > What NSPs do filter packets, and can really deal with DoS and DDoS atta=
> cks?
> > >=20
> > > -Abdullah Bin Hamad A.K.A Arabian
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> > 	The shorter shorter list would be the NSPs that do NOT filter
> > 	packets.  I can't think of an NSP that does not filter.
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> > --bill
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