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Re: Counter DoS

  • From: Joel Jaeggli
  • Date: Fri Mar 12 18:24:10 2004

On Thu, 11 Mar 2004, Petri Helenius wrote:

> 
> Gregory Taylor wrote:
> 
> >
> > Oh yes, lets not forget the fact that if enough sites have this 
> > 'firewall' and one of them gets attacked by other sites using this 
> > firewall it'll create a nuclear fission sized chain reaction of 
> > looping Denial of Service Attacks that would probably bring most major 
> > backbone providers to their knees.
> >
> Fortunately people with less clue usually have less bandwidth.

When pricing structures and deployment of broadband in the US approaches 
that of Korea and Japan, I think you'll find that that isn't the case in 
the US anymore.

> Obviously 
> there are exceptions. I would expect to see localized tragedies if 
> something like this would get deployed but predicting death of the 
> internet is clueless.
> 
> Pete
> 
> >>
> >
> >
> 

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