[Dshield] Why???

John Hardin johnh at aproposretail.com
Wed Oct 2 23:28:42 GMT 2002

On Wed, 2002-10-02 at 14:20, John Draper wrote:
> Also,  I wouldn't expect most ISP's to "firewall" your connection. 
> Firewalling should ALWAYS be a local issue.

Not necessarily. RFC1918 nets should be blocked on all ISP boundaries,
for example, as should the loopback netblock, and appropriate ingress-
and egress-control rules should be in place.

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