normally CFP's are off-topic for NANOG but this one's *about* us

> The Internet is under increasing attacks with unwanted traffic in
> the form of spam, distributed denial of service, virus, worms, etc.

Does "etc." include pornography and certain forms of poltical speech
which do not conform to local community standards?

not for this conference, no. this is about technology not politics/customs.

Or are you folks conveniently ignoring the large-scale side effects of
technological advances in this area? :sunglasses:

if those side effects are also technological then they are fair game.