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From: Mitch Halmu <mitch () netside net>
Date: Sat, 26 May 2001 16:36:31 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, 26 May 2001, Adam Rothschild wrote:

If you don't want to get listed in the ORBS, don't run an open relay,
or prevent them from scanning you.  If this is too difficult too
implement, or the negative impact on your business resulting from
commonly-accepted responsible operational practices is too severe,
then you can deal with the consequences of being blackholed by ORBS
subscribers.  Your choice.


Any North American Network Operator (NANO_) that entrusts control of
their networks' communications to a foreign third party is a fool.
ORBS is run by one Alan Brown based in New Zealand. IMHO, he's a 

Being blackholed by New Zealanders should be an insignificant threat
to US-based networks. If it starts being a noticeable problem, you 
have a serious national security breach.


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