Unnamed Administration sources reported that Joe Shaw said:
[sorry about that last one...]
My only question is do any of you who've been under attack report these
incidents to the FBI and the other appropriate agencies?
Two agents from the Houston office recently gave a presentation talking
about their new and expanding computer crimes divisions popping up around
the country. They kept harping on protecting the infrastructure of the
nations public networks, and I think helping track down smurf amplifiers
would fall under this.
Besides the "Richard Jewell" issue, a problem many people have
experienced with the Feebs is: jurisdiction or not, they are not
interested unless you can prove actual losses of $100K or more.
Of course, if your story fits the TV news "If it bleeds, it leads"
category, then you WILL get listened to...