[Dshield] Users don't pay attention
aaron at adldatacomm.net
Sun Aug 21 15:26:35 GMT 2005
I see this thread has gotten waaayyyy off topic.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: list-bounces at lists.dshield.org
> [mailto:list-bounces at lists.dshield.org]On Behalf Of Clinton
> E. Troutman
> Sent: Saturday, August 20, 2005 10:15 PM
> To: General DShield Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [Dshield] Users don't pay attention
> On Saturday 20 August 2005 18:33, Abuse wrote:
> > ** Reply to message from "Clinton E. Troutman"
> <troutman at mesh.net> on
> > Sat, 20 Aug 2005 14:24:45 -0500
> > > I would certainly hope so. However, the problem is
> exacerbated by the
> > > ability to maliciously report folks that piss you off;
> either manually
> > > or automated. Perhaps if there was a penalty for
> > > reporting, that would be the best start to help the situation.
> > While there are some people that use reports to get revenge
> they are the
> > minority of the reports.
> I'm not certain I'm willing to believe that... I am certain
> the number of
> malicious reports has lessened from several years ago but I think the
> perception that those reports may be fallacious carries much
> weight amongst
> those that must deal with those reports.
> > The main problem is with the ISPs that ignore
> > reports about their users zombied machines because it does
> not directly
> > affect their systems (although it will use a lot of bandwidth).
> Yes, ignoring reports is a huge problem, however, I'm not certain the
> ignoring is simply because it does not directly affect their
> systems. More
> likely, the ignoring is due to the perceived or actual quagmire of
> legal/moral/ethical issues raised when an ISP is forced to
> face they must
> confront a client. But, as I said in an earlier post, certain blatant
> behavior is easy to handle within the confines of AUP; then simple
> enforcement is demanded.
> Clinton E. Troutman
> Independent Computer Consultant for Home,
> Home Office, and Small Business in Fort Worth, Texas
> send all posts to list at lists.dshield.org
> To change your subscription options (or unsubscribe), see:
More information about the list