[dns-operations] First experiments with DNS dampening to fight amplification attacks

Vernon Schryver vjs at rhyolite.com
Fri Oct 26 15:15:30 UTC 2012

> From: "Dobbins, Roland" <rdobbins at arbor.net>

>> this sounds like a new application of 'the chemical polluter business model'.
> There's more to it than that, though.  It's important to understand
> that those who are purchasing and deploying network gear often are
> nonspecialists, and so frustrations, project delays, etc. would
> crop up in the customer organizations - who would then complain...

but that *IS* 'the chemical polluter business model' which
is also the spam problem which is also the tragedy of too many
sheep on the commons.
It's cheaper and easier in the short term to pollute, ignore spammers,
and over graze the commons.  The bosses of the shepherds, abuse desks,
and refinery engineers hear only about the costs and problems of not
overgrazing, terminating profitable accounts, and not polluting.

Vernon Schryver    vjs at rhyolite.com

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