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Re: [ProgSoc] DoS (was: Support the BPA Petition)
On Wed, Jun 06, 2001 at 01:37:18PM +1000, WzDD wrote:
> The only way to do it is to ask your upstream provider to block the
> packets. If you make a bonafide attempt to get your upstream provider to
> help out in blocking the packets, and they don't give you any help,
> they're unlikely to think they can get away with charging you for the
> traffic. And you shouldn't let them do so. :-)
<Telstra Droid> i'm sorry, we can't take any action about DoS attacks
to your network unless they've lasted 24 continuous hours, because
100% utilisation of your pipe is the fastest way for us to relieve you
of large sums of money... uh, i mean, because changing router
configuration is difficult and error-prone, so we don't like to do
Telstra? Help? Oh ho ho ho! Willing to be even vaguely flexible
about billing? Oh me oh my ho ho ho!
(Do I sound bitter?)
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