* Wouter Verhelst:
>> > -- and relying on other people's security to increase your own isn't
>> > pretty clever, actually.
>> Currently, it's the foundation of Internet security, I'm afraid.
> Well, then the 'foundation of Internet security' is very weak, I'm
> It's plain stupid to rely on someone else to get _your_ security
> working correctly. Think about it.
Well, if you care about DDoS attacks (whether at the IP packet or at
the email packet layer), there is basically no choice: you have to
rely on others. Same for DNS and, especially, BGP.