[Dshield] cracking SoBig/SINIT/MyDoom, et alius

John Draper lists at webcrunchers.com
Thu Feb 12 23:06:43 GMT 2004


On Feb 11, 2004, at 2:08 PM, Joseph Stahley 3rd wrote:

> Then ISP's are part of the mix. Due to privacy and interstae commerce 
> laws,
> it is difficult for American ISP's to cut off service to spammers or 
> people
> whose machines are propagating worms and such.You would think ISP's 
> have the
> right to shutdown a machine or machines that either intentionally or by
> virtue of being infected, but that is not the case from what I have 
> seen.

Yes - and I brought out these issues in just about every speaking 
engagement
I'm ever invited to.   It's almost as if the ISP's are in cahoots with 
the
spammers....  of course this isn't so,  but it seems that way.

John




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