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Re: Utah governor signs Net-porn bill

  • From: Jay R. Ashworth
  • Date: Wed Mar 23 15:38:43 2005

On Wed, Mar 23, 2005 at 11:23:12AM -0500, Rich Kulawiec wrote:
> What is the plan -- if any -- to deal with the hosting of the porn sites
> on the computers of the people who they're supposed to be blocked from?
> 
> What I'm referring to is the occasional spammer tactic of downloading
> web site contents into a hijacked Windows box ("zombie") and then using
> either redirectors, or rapidly-updating DNS, or just plain old IP addresses
> in URIs to send HTTP traffic there.  This seems to be a tactic of choice
> on those occasions when the content is of a dubious nature: kiddie porn,
> warez, credit card numbers, identity theft tools, that sort of thing.

"That's simple: just block inbound access to port 80 on the customer
machines!"

Cheers,
-- jra
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