[dns-operations] blocking recursers

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Thu Mar 23 17:01:16 UTC 2006

>> 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 :-)

the assertion being made here is that your running an open recursive
server is harmful to me.  i am trying to understand an ethical and
legally defensible position with respect to strong-arming the ops
of such servers to change their behavior.  without an ethical and
legally defensible position, all we are doing is talking <bleep>.


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