On Thu, 13 Jul 1995, Julian Assange wrote:
> > Blocking _shouldn't_ wreak too much havoc, but you may notice that
> > establishing connections to outside services may seem to hang during
> > the connection process while the tcp/113 request times out.
> > My vote: Block it.
> Yes, after all US sprint has to protect the usernames/uids of all the hackers
> come out from their internal network.
> Typical small minded isolationist stance.
Small minded isolationist stance? Does firewall architecture somehow
insinuate an open policy? Of course it's isolationist. Protecting
uid/usernames from a subnet is good policy. It dissalows (or trys to)
hackers on the *outside* from getting information about the inside.