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Re: So, What Now, NANOG? Was: Request response [important]

  • From: Joshua Brady
  • Date: Thu Mar 18 11:34:43 2004


----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniel Golding" <dgolding@burtongroup.com>
To: "Brian Bruns" <bruns@2mbit.com>; <nanog@merit.edu>; "Susan Harris"
<srh@merit.edu>
Sent: Thursday, March 18, 2004 11:11 AM
Subject: So, What Now, NANOG? Was: Request response [important]


>
> On 3/17/04 9:51 PM, "Brian Bruns" <bruns@2mbit.com> wrote:
>
> >
> > Erm, something is definately up tonight.  Message is below, for those of you
> > who didn't want to touch this message.
> >
> > I can't get to the site listed in the message, so I have no idea what its
> > trying to deliver exactly.
> >
> > Anyone care to comment?
>
> Ok, so what's the answer to this?
>
> We can sit around all day analyzing these emails. It doesn't matter where
> they came from or who compromised which hosts - at this point, that's
> immaterial. At some point in the Internet's development, we could have had
> the FBI kick down the door of this guy and cart him away, and NANOG is safe
> once again. Not anymore - even if this guy is "reachable", there will be
> five others tomorrow, and ten others next week. I'm sure this is all over
> IRC by now.
>
> These issues, combined with the ever worsening S:N ratio on this list are
> destroying it. Some of the folks who have long been mainstays of the NANOG
> community don't even read it anymore.
>
> Its time to figure out what to do about this, employing a proactive stance.
> The answer is not "start a new mailing list". Names have power, as they say,
> and NANOG has the juice. So, a few simple proposals for people to chew
> over...
>
> 1) Turn on list moderation and recruit a corp of volunteer moderators. The
> FAQ volunteers did a good job, BTW. Dave Farber's IP list (not Internet
> Protocol, its Interesting People), is a good example of a low volume
> moderated list.



I vote for number 1 and volunteer my self  to help moderate this hell hole err
list.


> If folks fear attack or retribution, please forward your comments to me and
> I'll anonimyze them before posting.
>
> Thanks!
>
> --
> Daniel Golding
> Network and Telecommunications Strategies
> Burton Group
>

Joshua Brady






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