Denial of service attacks apparently from UUNET Netblocks

:: Joe Shaw writes ::

Although this is all true, it still doesn't explain the fact that UUNet is
allowing broadcast packets through their network. One would think that
with the recent increase in broadcast DoS attacks, that UUNet would have
taken a much more proactive stance. is not a broadcast address. is a broadcast address.

How would you expect UUNet to know that?

          - Brett (

On the device which forwarded the packet(s) to the device which echoes them,
it *does* know.