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Re: FCC Issues Rule Allowing FBI to Dictate Wiretap-Friendly Designfor In ternet Services

  • From: sthaug
  • Date: Sun Aug 07 03:06:32 2005

> but every feature has its cost in complexity and resources to build
> and maintain.  resources are finite and complexity has super-linear
> cost.  so i would much prefer that the vendors concentrate on the
> features *i* want <g>.  and i am quite skeptical of features which 
> non-paying non-customers want.

Agreed. However, in this case it matches a fature I've wanted for
years. Being able to mirror packets to a different port is pretty
common for managed switches, and is rather useful sometimes in
tracking abuse and similar. I *want* the same capability for my 
routers.

Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug@nethelp.no




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