Jonas Stenling wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Jan 2003, Ragnar Lonn wrote:
>>I think Patrik's suggestion does just that - it uses billing classes and
>>restricts movement from one class to another so that it can't happen too
>>fast. This means that a user will be warned well in advance before
>>receiving any astronomical bills. I don't think an attacker will find it
>>worthwhile to spew traffic at someone for months just to increase his/her
>>monthly bill and if they should, there will be plenty of time and
>>opportunity to apprehend the originator and/or filter/block the traffic.
> At least here in Sweden there is a technical problem as well since
> Skanova's service architecture for its DSL service can't handle (for
> example) traffic shaping of customers. I guess metering would work, but
> you want as many options as possible.
What makes you think it can't?