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Linode: Back at last after ten days of hell

patrickstar

Consumer grade connections already do this on a wide enough scale that most botnets don't bother trying. Hell, don't you need to install a custom driver to do it on Windows anyways?

Doesn't really help when there are a couple of million hosts pounding you and your gear has no O(1) way of blocking source addresses...

On non-consumer grade connections, it breaks enough things that it's rarely(?) done.

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