[CentOS] firefox: annoyance

Mon Sep 29 17:16:03 UTC 2014
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 10:38 PM, Always Learning <centos at u62.u22.net> wrote:
> If this inconvenience's an innocent web user, I have neither ability to
> detect the inconvenience nor to determine the user's innocence. I
> understand your hotel analogue. In England many hotel guests use their
> mobile phones or tablets - not on wifi but on direct radio (mobile
> telephone) links; each link having a distinctive IP address.
> If the web hacker is operating through a data centre, then I permanently
> block, for port 80, the whole of the data centre's known IP block.
> The alternative is to be a willing victim.

It's more a question of why you run the service at all.  If blocking
people from reaching it doesn't bother you, why not just shut it down?

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com