[Dshield] Possible solution for ISP (was DShield's public goals)
Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Thu Jan 12 07:54:11 GMT 2006
On Wed, 11 Jan 2006 16:53:29 CST, Laura Vance said:
> I'm not talking about the good ISP shutting of their customers from
> accessing hosts on the bad ISP or even sending email to the bad ISP.
> I'm talking about the good ISP blocking all inbound traffic from the bad
> ISP. In your scenario, NetZero is the good ISP that wants to do this
> plan. Their customers can browse any site hosted on the Earthlink
> webspace. NetZero customers can also send emails to any IP on the
> entire EarthLink IP space. Since EarthLink is a non-participant in the
> system, NetZero blocks all inbound traffic from their customer-space.
Congrats. You just broke essentially *all* peer-to-peer traffic.
This may be acceptable if you're a corporation, but fatal to your bottom
line if you're an ISP.
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