p.s. McColo's upstream providers are completely within their rights to
terminate connectivity if they feel that they have violated their
contractual terms of service.
Indeed. I also want to nominate fergdawg for the NANOG Order of Merit
for getting the phrase "purge the badness" into the LA Times.
"People thought the first community-source effort was a fluke,"
Ferguson said. "Now they see with McColo, it's not a fluke. The
community can police its own backyard and purge the badness."
PS Spam counts on my own incoming mail are down about 70%
right now. Enjoy the moment while we can ...