[Techtalk] when to blackhole routes?

Carla Schroder carla at bratgrrl.com
Mon Apr 16 22:42:24 UTC 2007

Under what circumstances does it make sense to blackhole routes? An obvious 
example is blocking spammers or other pests, like out-of-control web spiders. 
What about blocking RFC 1918 addresses entering or leaving your network with 
routing commands instead of iptables rules?

What else?

Carla Schroder
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