[e2e]where can i find an ip or host address list?
rja at extremenetworks.com
Fri Oct 15 09:21:28 PDT 2004
On Oct 15, 2004, at 12:09, David G. Andersen wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 15, 2004 at 11:26:08AM -0400, RJ Atkinson scribed:
>> You need to get advance permission from the legitimate owner/operator
>> of any host you might probe. To run a probe of someone else's system
>> specific advance permission could violate the law and is certainly
> IANAL, but court decisions in the US have generally said that
> pinging hosts isn't against the law. Lots of research projects do
> this all of the time. They often generate complaints, however,
> and it's best to take several steps to avoid stepping on people's
> toes. I'll send out the list I've compiled once I find it - totally
> hosed with the NSDI deadline right now.
There are court cases contrary to what you say, both in the US and
Moreover, the correspondent is in China, not the US. Chinese law is
unrelated to any US legal precedents that might exist in some US
And trying to establish a TCP connection is not the same as sending an
ICMP Echo Request.
I stand by my original comment *as I originally phrased it*.
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