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Re: SPAM Level Status - And why not stop the peering with lame ISPs
From: Todd Vierling <tv () duh org>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 11:29:36 -0500 (Eastern Standard Time)


On Fri, 10 Feb 2006, Suresh Ramasubramanian wrote:

And then a few other well chosen blocklists (not the "block all traffic
from a country" variety at all)

These days, a lot of smallish ISP's are blocking CNNIC and/or KRNIC space
wholesale.

As for CN, the truth of the matter is, the Golden Shield is a very
internally oriented (not just xenophobic) filter.  CN cares a whole bunch
what the rest of the world does to its people.  CN doesn't care nearly at
all what its people do to the rest of the world.  Quite the double standard.

The social problem will not be fixed in the foreseeable future, so we have
to settle for an imperfect technical solution -- for now.  For some
operations, the spew level is so high that blanket blocking CNNIC is the
only reasonably maintainable option.

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-- Todd Vierling <tv () duh org> <tv () pobox com> <todd () vierling name>


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