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Re: OT: port scan

on Wed, Nov 29, 2000 at 01:56:57AM +0000, Colin Watson (cjw44@flatline.org.uk) wrote:
> Philipp Schulte <p.schulte@matrix.uni-duisburg.de> wrote:
> [...]
> >>>On Tue, Nov 28, 2000 at 12:35:27PM -0800, kmself@ix.netcom.com wrote: 
> >>>>Philipp Schulte wrote:
> >>>>>But what kind of pressure can $your_provider put on a portscanner
> >>>>>from $evil_provider? 
> >>>>
> >>>>Domain-level blocking of...mail, news, DNS....
> [...]
> >If you say that portscanning isn't necessariy evil, how can you
> >suggest "Domain-level blocking of...mail, news, DNS...."?
> Hmm. You asked "what kind of pressure can [my provider] put on [evil
> guy's provider]", and Karsten answered - that is indeed the sort of
> pressure one provider can put on another (RBL [1], UDP [2], etc.). Your
> question wasn't about what kind of pressure providers *should* put on
> each other, or about portscanning in particular, and I didn't read the
> answer that way.


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