Poll on server attacks

Daniel Feenberg feenberg at nber.org
Sun Aug 14 11:27:35 UTC 2011

On Sat, 13 Aug 2011, Alejandro Imass wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 13, 2011 at 4:40 PM, Jerry <jerry at seibercom.net> wrote:
>> On Sat, 13 Aug 2011 15:43:02 -0400
>> Alejandro Imass articulated:
> [...]
>> Personally, I prefer: <https://www.countryipblocks.net/>. It is just a
>> matter of personal taste I guess.

The problem with using country lists for blocking is that individual 
sources can't get off them by behaving better. With no incentive to 
improve behavior, they are likely to continue the bad behavior forever, 
and the entire country is likely to remain tolerant of bad behavior.

Daniel Feenberg

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