[dns-operations] blocking recursers
bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Thu Mar 23 16:55:58 UTC 2006
On Thu, Mar 23, 2006 at 06:48:48AM -1000,
Randy Bush <randy at psg.com> wrote
a message of 19 lines which said:
> in fact, the reverse is the case, open recursion is acceptable in
> the standards.
Running a telnet server with no password for root is also legal,
according to the standard, RFC 854 :-)
> so what is my ethical/legal exposure if i deny service to someone
> who seems to not be violating the standards?
There are other things than the technical standards. I am not sure
that every security advice and good practice have to be translated in
an IETF document.
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