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Re: NSPs filter?

  • From: bdragon
  • Date: Mon Aug 05 12:09:26 2002

> Filtering piddly stuff like this without consultation is usually unwelcome
> at best, and a disruption at worst. It is also a serious investment of
> time and acl resources which could be better spent somewhere else. And
> lastly, it sets a bad precedent for what ISPs "can" do to proactively
> filter. After all, if we "can" do this, why can't we also filter illegal
> MP3 exchanges too.

One is envelope, the other is payload.

Until there is some technical means of "return to sender" for IP, filtering
bad envelopes is the next best thing.





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