[olug-colo] IRC policy

Brian Roberson roberson at bstc.net
Fri Apr 3 21:31:58 EDT 2009

The AUP should be written tightly enough to not be open for  
interpretation, yet  loose enough to allow for future changing without  
notice, but snort on a few span ports with ACID is a must for sure.

Things I believe must be in the AUP:

- absolutely no pornography
- use of services to cause harm ( DDOS for example)

On Apr 3, 2009, at 8:22 PM, Dan Clough wrote:

> Let's be really secure and block port 80!  ;)
> But in all seriousness, I'm not sure what all we can block that
> wouldn't affect someone's service.  Aside from the restrictions on IRC
> servers, clients should be allowed to run any services they want so
> long as they don't degrade or interrupt service for the other clients.
> Oh, and adult hosting is absolutely verboten.
> Unless there's some affordable technological means of preventing use,
> I'd say we're better off using the honor system and occasionally
> monitoring port usage for suspicious boxen.
> On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 8:02 PM, Phil Brutsche <phil at brutsche.us>  
> wrote:
>> What other services should we disallow? The list of explicitly
>> disallowed services should be kept short.
>> Should we worry about technological means of preventing the use of  
>> said
>> services?
>> Dan Clough wrote:
>>> IRC servers, no.  IRC clients, yes.  Modern IRC servers have client
>>> protection integrated into the software so there's minimal risk in
>>> hosting clients because the IPs are hidden.
>>> Servers, on the other hand, are wide open and are still subject to
>>> attacks.  It would be nice to host a Freenode server, though.
>> --
>> Phil Brutsche
>> phil at brutsche.us
>> _______________________________________________
>> olug-colo mailing list
>> olug-colo at olug.org
>> https://lists.olug.org/mailman/listinfo/olug-colo
> _______________________________________________
> olug-colo mailing list
> olug-colo at olug.org
> https://lists.olug.org/mailman/listinfo/olug-colo

More information about the olug-colo mailing list