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New RFC Adds "Evil Bit"

CmdrTaco posted more than 11 years ago | from the that-does-simplify-matters dept.

The Internet 160

Nashirak writes "This is new RFC that introduces new security measures into IPv4 header. The measures include an "evil bit" that can be set an unset according to wether the packet is evil or not."

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Intentional? (5, Funny)

dracvl (541254) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637391)

What's this, a meta-dupe?

Re:Intentional? (2, Insightful)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#5637460)

Of course it is. And the joke is on all those people too ready to whine about dupes (and the unceasing amount of aprils fools stories - no matter that they do this /every/ year), rather than thinking just a bit further. (It never ceases to amaze me how so many people here can forget that the editors are geeks just like us, and thus almost per definition should be assumed to have at least a moderate amount of intelligence.)

Re:Intentional? (0)

wheany (460585) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637499)

I just hope CmdrTaco doesn't update the story with some lame "April fools!" -comment. Let the story be.

Re:Intentional? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#5637462)

Naaaah a super-dope-dupe.

Re:Intentional? (1)

wheany (460585) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637482)

I'm pretty sure it's intentional.

People have probably submitted copy-pasted april fool's articles from the front page as is.

First 1st April Joke Dupe! (4, Informative)

edgrale (216858) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637393)

Yay!
http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=03/04/01/ 021822 6&mode=thread&tid=172&tid=156

Re:First 1st April Joke Dupe! (0, Funny)

muffen (321442) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637429)

Incase it gets /.'ed, here's another link: http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=03/04/01/133217 &mode=thread&tid=95

Re:First 1st April Joke Dupe! (0)

madprof (4723) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637566)

Perhaps the dupe is the April Fool itserlf? Perhaps we'll see this story repeated about 17 times later today?
Maybe we'll get 'RMS hired by Microsoft' and it'll be a link to this RFC?
I'm in paroxyms of laughter already.

Square Packets (1)

depechemodem (595442) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637578)

Reminds me of the joke we played on a coworker - told her that the square packets from her application were congesting the network causing the round packets not to flow as well. We suggested using a packet analyzer to see if her team could recode the application.

Dupe. (4, Funny)

nmg196 (184961) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637394)

Looks like CmdrTaco *is* the April Fool!

Retarded. (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#5637395)

God, I fucking hate April first.

Oh, nice (1)

gazbo (517111) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637396)

Oh, very nice indeed. No really, I'd normally rip a new one for your lame April fools, but seriously, kudos!

Dup (-1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#5637397)

Look about 5 stories down morons.

April Fools? No - just Slashdot fools. (1)

buzzsport (558426) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637398)

Once again -- people just don't read before they post.

All together now.... (1)

threeturn (622824) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637399)

All together now .... "its a dupe"

New bit for Slashdot (4, Funny)

mseeger (40923) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637401)

Hi,

I just heard they have a new bit at Slashdot. It's called "DupeBit" and this is the first article which got it.

Yours, Martin

Re:New bit for Slashdot (1)

mark_lybarger (199098) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637464)

sorry. this bit isn't new and the /. comedy crew (read: editors) have been using it for quite some time now. it even helped save my job once thursday afternoon. i was about to snooze off after having a huge bowl of pasta for lunch and reading /. when all the sudden right there in the middle of the page was this blatant dup article. well, that woke me right up and got me into posting mode, which after 20 minutes or so usually turns into coding mode which helped me get my project complete only 3 weeks behind schedule which helped me keep my job. thanks /. for keeping some of us employed just a tad bit longer!

Re:New bit for Slashdot (1)

Alien Being (18488) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637466)

"this is the first article..."

1st article, 2nd posting -> DupDupe

bleh (1)

Vampyre_Dark (630787) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637402)

I'll set that bit on every post i see today

Repost? (1)

RyanFenton (230700) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637403)


http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=03/04/01/021822 6&mode=thread&tid=172&tid=156 [slashdot.org]

Likely, this is already a repost ABOUT the repost. Still, it's always fun to pile on!

Ryan Fenton

Re:Repost? (-1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#5637537)

Check the calendar, dude. duh

This might be funny if... (1)

StringBlade (557322) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637404)

The article it was clearly based on wasn't four topic below this.

Staggering (0)

GothChip (123005) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637405)

They even manage to dupe their April Fools jokes.

FTP??? (1)

TopShelf (92521) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637408)

My workplace's firewall blocks FTP, you insensitive clod!

CmdrTaco adds new bit to story submissions (4, Funny)

blowdart (31458) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637409)

Now users can tick if their stories are duplicates or not.

Grrr! (1)

Jellybob (597204) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637410)

Ok. This is getting silly now... I'd really rather not have to try and guess which articles are the real ones.

Re:Grrr! (1)

AKnightCowboy (608632) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637518)

Ok. This is getting silly now... I'd really rather not have to try and guess which articles are the real ones.

You must be new here. They're all jokes on April 1st... or are they? ;-) Yes, it gets tired and annoying throughout the day after about 3 hours of these stories, but hey, it's only one day a year. Just think of it as reading the Weekly World News for a day.

Re:Grrr! (1)

Jellybob (597204) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637581)

Well... it is my first April 1st.

Oh well, I'll cut them some slack I guess, I'm just in a grouchy mood today.

Re:Grrr! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#5637520)

It's easy... until tomorrow all are fake.

Re:Grrr! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#5637532)

You must be new here...

You _don't_ have to guess. All stories posted today will be about jokes posted on other sites. They did exactly the same last year. And the joke is on all the people whining about it... :)

Hey (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#5637411)

maybe we can have two april the firsts now.

You fail english? (1)

fadeaway (531137) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637413)

Slashdot - Security updates in broken english, or we'll double your karma back! ;)

look at today's date (-1, Redundant)

brrrrrrt (628665) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637415)

april fool

Hmm... (1)

chrisbro (207935) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637416)

So not only is it an April Fool's joke, but it's a dupe?

Punchlines are never as great the second time around.

-chris

I suppose this bit will be set on.... (1)

dochood (614876) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637417)

.... all packets originating from Microsoft Windows machines?

dochood

Re:I suppose this bit will be set on.... (2, Funny)

GammaTau (636807) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637491)

.... all packets originating from Microsoft Windows machines?

I doubt that. After all, Microsoft Windows-based products have a bad habit of not following the Internet standards.

On another news, the Mozilla project has announced that it will introduce the EVIL bit on all HTTP requests originating from users clicking links on duplicate Slashdot news items. The announcement has received good response from the Internet community. An anonymous system administrator was heard stating: "I am very pleased of this late development. I wish more hardware could learn to drop all packets with EVIL bit before it consumes all the bandwidth of the victim."

Re:I suppose this bit will be set on.... (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#5637493)

You're a bit like the kid on the outside of the circle trying to join in, aren't you? There's all these Microsoft jokes, so you give it a go, and even mimic the popular subject/body sentence split. The thing is, dochood, you've forgotten to make it funny. You've created a facsimile of a small, witty comment, but you've missed the wit.

Keep practicing though.

Dup (1)

dcs (42578) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637418)

So, how many times are you going to repeat this story today?

Re:Dup (3, Insightful)

muffen (321442) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637468)

Actually, if they posted it again, it would be kinda funny again. I think the odd number of times something is posted, it's funny. Even number of times, it's just not as good to read.

Check the download.com april first joke. [com.com]

Same page duplicate for goodness sake (3, Funny)

rusty spoon (564695) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637420)

Yeah, but this time the bit is real evil and the entire story is even more menacing ;-)

It would appear (1)

tdvaughan (582870) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637421)

The that waistband of the 'Daddy pants' needs to be adjusted slightly. It's obviously restricting bloodflow to the primary dupe-avoiding cortex.

Jokes on us? (1)

autocracy (192714) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637422)

I know it's been said. It shouldn't have to be said. It shouldn't have to be said again. I'm saying it again. That's because this story is here, again.

and the date is (-1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#5637424)

See the date guys

I'd just like to point out that (-1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#5637425)

either I am gay or this is a dupe.

Re:I'd just like to point out that (1)

StringBlade (557322) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637442)

How do I know it's not both?

Cmdr. Xerox! (5, Funny)

opti6600 (582782) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637427)

The best post duplicator around!

Actual Implementation (2, Funny)

rf0 (159958) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637431)

Yeah this a dupe but since the first article someone has actually implemented this on FreeBSD. See ftp://ftp.jurai.net/users/winter/patches/IFF_EVIL. patch [jurai.net] for the patch. From the freebsd mailing list..


From: Matthew N. Dodd (mdodd at freebsd dot org)
To: freebsd-current at freebsd dot org
Subject: IFF_EVIL patch available.

Leveraging our new RFC3514 support I've implemented a new network
interface flag 'IFF_EVIL' which causes all IP packets crossing the
interface to have the IP_EVIL bit set.



Cool

Rus

Re:Actual Implementation (1)

Koyaanisqatsi (581196) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637515)

Now those guys on open source are quick to fix things up aren't they? Way to go!

OTOH, M$ will only implement this in the next XP service pack, and I heard rummours they won't bother to fix it in Win2K, since it is too near it's end of life anyway.

Oh my, a dupe (1)

virve (63803) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637432)

Christ almighty. An april's dupe. This is beyond me. By the way, the Risks list [ncl.ac.uk] does this RFC thing really well.

virve
--

Re:Oh my, a dupe (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#5637467)

p.s. the risks list administered by the great and good Lindsey (male) Marshall

a brilliant lecturer and an even more interesting blogger

AndyboyH
[2nd year at ncl.ac.uk ;) ]

Off Topic (-1) (1)

gowen (141411) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637435)

I don't mean to interrupt this thread, but has anyone seen this [rfc-editor.org] . Its an RFC that adds an new bit field to TCP/IP headers for packets that have malicious intent.

I haven't seen it at /. , and its hilarious.

Re:Off Topic (-1) (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#5637449)

You could try submitting it? Maybe it'd even make the front page!

To Quote Mermaid man from Sponge Bob... (1)

bjb (3050) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637436)

To Quote Mermaid man from Sponge Bob...

"Evil! EEEEEEEEEEEvvviiiilll!!!!"

(or whatever the heck that character's name was...)

Slashdot adds dupe bit in posting protocol... (1)

TheOrquithVagrant (582340) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637440)

Oh, if only.

I used to wonder why people heaped so much derision on CmdrTaco. He's like that annoying bastard who keeps setting the network printer to make two copies of everything as the default. Gah.

I'm confused (1)

WARM3CH (662028) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637441)

Is there anyone to explain me if it's finally April's dupe or IP's fool??

Lawmakers love the idea (1)

Ost99 (101831) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637443)

A new bill requiring all pornographic material and terrorist communication to be transmitted with the "evil bit" set was proposed only hours later by a Texas representative.

This just in:
RIAA will propose a bill later this week requiring all p2p apps to use the "evil bit" as well.

- Ost

Re:Lawmakers love the idea (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#5637594)

very cute... RIAA people finally have someone on the inside helping them.

How about an "unfunny" bit? (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#5637446)

unfunny.

dupe.

blah blah blah.

Of course it's a dupe ... (1)

binaryDigit (557647) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637452)

... It's April Fools isn't it? How disappointed we all would have been it there wasn't at least one dupe today. Hell, I wouldn't be surprised to see this article pop up with several different variants ALL DAY LONG. I wouldn't be surprised if they had a dupe of every April Fools articles posted today.I find it amusing that people are getting soooo worked up about it on this of all days :)

THREADJACK: Google IPO (1)

Boss, Pointy Haired (537010) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637453)

Well sod it; it's a dupe _and_ April 1st so this thread is not worth anything anyway; so:

Am I alone in the world, or is there anybody else out there that COULDN'T GIVE A FLYING F*** whether Google go for an IPO or not?

Seriously, the BB's and media are making a meal out if this AND IT HASN'T EVEN HAPPENED YET. If they do, i'm gonna have to cut myself off from society until the media bullshit has calmed down.

I trust the management will do what's right/needed for the company; and i'll leave it at that.

Any journalists reading? Please, I beg you; let's not blow this one out of all proportion.

Thanks.

Re:THREADJACK: Google IPO (1, Funny)

muffen (321442) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637524)

...i'm gonna have to cut myself off from society

Dude, you're posting on a site called "slashdot, news for nerds, stuff that matters". The decision to cut yourself from the real world (the thing that you see outside the window, where that bright annoying light that reflects on the monitor comes from) was taken a long time ago ;)

Evil indeed (1)

deadgoon42 (309575) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637454)

I was checking out this dupe post and the advertisement was for Microsoft Visual Studio .Net. That's pretty evil. Then I got to thinking about advertising and it seems that I rarely notice those in-article advertisements. I usually only notice the top-of-page advertising. So there is something for the advertising department.

This is a good thing (3, Funny)

kinnell (607819) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637455)

The latest version of IPv6 incorporates an evil bit, and adding one to IPv4 will allow existing IPv4 networks to become forward compatible with the new IPv6 networks. Without this, the mere existence of an "evil" bit in IPv6 may suggest to the poular imagination that IPv6 is more evil than IPv4. This would be catastrophic, as it would stall the uptake of IPv6, possibly forcing us to use IPv4 forever and preventing us from giving every molecule on the planet it's own IP address. This is a good day for mankind.

Slashdot and dupes (1)

the uNF cola (657200) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637456)

Slashdot cleaning up their act and NOT having a dupe today would be a great april fools joke.

original post must have had its evil bit set (1)

calethix (537786) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637457)

How else could it have been reposted so quickly?

I got it... (1)

Steelwings (549043) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637458)

It was the evil mime that gave it away.

Plausible cause for dududuplicate (1)

fbernard (26867) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637461)

I guess CmdrTaco was so stunned by Whitespace that he started rewriting his automatic dupe-removal routine with it!

Must be busy looking for a WhiteSpace debugger by now, time to sneak another dupe!

Microsoft Implementation (1)

elliotj (519297) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637469)

I read recently that Microsoft will set the bit to binary 1 on all new versions of Windows 2003 and XP. After embracing the new protocol, they then plan to extend the bit to two bits so that in subsequent versions it will be set to 11 or "most evil".

Awww... (1)

EvilFrog (559066) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637472)

I know this is an April Fools day joke... but I really wish it wasn't...

Reaching new audiences (1, Insightful)

SlashdotMakesMeKool (610077) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637473)

Slashdot April 1st jokes used to be a lot more subtle than this.

FELIS CATTUS ! (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#5637475)

Felis Cattus, is your taxonomic nomenclature, an endothermic quadruped carnivorous by nature? Your visual, olfactory and auditory senses contribute to your hunting skills, and natural defenses.

I find myself intrigued by your subvocal oscillations, a singular development of cat communications that obviates your basic hedonistic predilection for a rhythmic stroking of your fur, to demonstrate affection.

A tail is quite essential for your acrobatic talents; you would not be so agile if you lacked its counterbalance. And when not being utilized to aide in locomotion, it often serves to illustrate the state of your emotion.

O Spot, the complex levels of behaviour you display connote a fairly well-developed cognitive array. And though you are not sentient, Spot, and do not comprehend, I nonetheless consider you a true and valued friend.

Data, "Schisms" : Star Trek The Next Generation

* * Felis Cattus, is your taxonomic nomenclature, an endothermic quadruped carnivorous by nature? Your visual, olfactory and auditory senses contribute to your hunting skills, and natural defenses.

* * * * I find myself intrigued by your subvocal oscillations, a singular development of cat communications that obviates your basic hedonistic predilection for a rhythmic stroking of your fur, to demonstrate affection.

* * * *A tail is quite essential for your acrobatic talents; you would not be so agile if you lacked its counterbalance. And when not being utilized to aide in locomotion, it often serves to illustrate the state of your emotion.

* * * * *O Spot, the complex levels of behaviour you display connote a fairly well-developed cognitive array. And though you are not sentient, Spot, and do not comprehend, I nonetheless consider you a true and valued friend.

* *Data, "Schisms" : Star Trek The Next Generation

Well for crissake people! (1)

91degrees (207121) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637476)

If you have problems with dupes, simply change your setting to disable display of duplicate stories! It's hardly rocket science.

don't blame /. editors... (1)

5prite (655586) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637478)

in fact dups on /. is sent with the evil bit on and is intended as a test for you guys, if you have the appropriate support for evil bit, you should not be able to see dups! ugh... it seems that i should file a bug to report this to my OS vender and tell them to have this feature properly supported so I won't receive any dup again...

Jesus christ (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#5637479)

Not even 10 hours later and a dupe? Even if it is April Fool's day... most people run a minimal 1600x1200 resolution if not higher so why can't the editors notice them ?

Its official. I'm never coming back to Slashdot. Goodbye dupes, goodbye DMCA bulls**t, goodbye NEW/Lunix talk.

How bad can this really get...? (1)

Mr. Smoove (160347) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637490)

Posted after 12pm and it's a duplicate! Maybe /. should consult the AprilFools man page...!

People! (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#5637496)

You need to give Cmdr. Taco a break! He's got work to do and can't be expected to just break from his tasks to read /. like the rest of us!

Man...with all the bitchin' you'd think his job was to read this site on a regular basis!

Sheesh!

This is not a joke... (1)

QwkHyenA (207573) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637500)

Taco...

PLEASE! Drink MORE Coffee!

I smell microsoft... (1)

Swift(void) (655825) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637501)

Previous story: Can You Trust Microsoft On Security?

I KNEW they had their finger in evey pie! (and some things not even pie related).

At least its not April Trolls day [everything2.com] ...or does that happen everyday?

I like apirl 1 =)

Nigger Please (1)

Beatlebum (213957) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637505)

nm

uuhh...thanks god... (1)

scheuri (655355) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637508)

...I already implemented the "evil bit" feature of IPv4 on my firewall, that's the reason I don't see this arti......*doh*

Stop it already (1)

Capt. Mubbers (206692) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637511)

Our sides cannot take anymore of these hilarious gapes!

How long until... (1)

Whispers_in_the_dark (560817) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637516)

... someone actually USES this bit in their hacks. That would definitely make news... >:)

Re:How long until... (1)

Boss, Pointy Haired (537010) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637555)

That was what I thought. It is effectively a published RFC (well it's on FAQs.org - that's good enough).

Script kiddies could set this bit in their next DoS attack and use it in defence if they wind up in court :)

Stop that pigeon! (1)

eyeball (17206) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637519)

I wonder how an evil bit would affect the pigeon [ietf.org] .

It's not a dupe (0)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#5637523)

They're just adding two evil bits. It helps to seperate script kiddies and terrorists (although it's not neccessary). The other reason is to make the bitsize divisible by 2.

Slashdot! The only place where . . . (5, Funny)

div_2n (525075) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637526)

1) A first exclusive interview gets posted twice.

2) New scientific discoveries sound familiar.

3) 10 questions turn into 20.

4) Last interviews turn into next to last.

5) Congress is considering the first ever digital cloning ban.

6) Duplicate replies to duplicate posts get duplicate moderation.

7) The only thing not duplicated is polls (not even sure about that).

8) 1000/1 = The ratio of time it takes for moderators to discover a dupe vs. the readers.

9) 0 = The number of dupes deleted.

10) The post (God forbid) announcing its closing will probably be posted twice.

And thats not all... (1)

Mysund (60792) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637534)

A friend of mine that works for a big sw company told me, that roumors was that the networkcoders in that company is making some additions to the api, to not only set the "evil-bit", but also make an undocumented apicall, that can toggle the evil bit to minus 1 (-1). That would allow pakages avoid being caught in intrusion detection sw, firewalls etc. This is to allow authorities to monitor evrything more effectively. I believe the concept of evilbit manipulation is good, for security resons, but...

And in other news.... (1)

slayer99 (15543) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637539)

Some chap has come up with an idea [rfc-editor.org] for tagging specific packets types.

wow (1)

PhrostyMcByte (589271) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637546)

wow, now we are even duping the jokes. must be a slow day for news eh?

Slashdot must follow the standard!! (0)

borgdows (599861) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637561)

We should add a "Evil" moderation option!

+5, Evil

Question about RFC (-1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#5637563)

Are packets containing dupes supposed to have the evil bit set or cleared?

Re:Question about RFC (1)

wheany (460585) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637576)

Does anyone care to guess how many more messages will be posted that somehow mention duplicates and the evil bit?

the evil bit is meet and right!! (0)

fortunatus (445210) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637565)

now wait a second, it's not a dupe!

really, i think evil-doers will set the evil bit with pride, and that will be a real help!!

MPEG2 has one of these on the Transport Stream level called "transport_error_indicator", which you set when there's no point in transmitting a packet but you transmit it anyway.

SLASHDOT SHARPEN UP (-1)

Anonymous Coward | more than 11 years ago | (#5637570)


Slashdot writers, couse you please read slashdot news atleast?

Duplicate (0)

1s44c (552956) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637577)

Not just bad april fool postings, but duplicate bad april fool postings.

This april fool stuff is a stupid tradition, can we have an end to it now?

ARGH! (1)

awx (169546) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637584)

I don't know if this is meant to be funny or not! *screams*

AP: Bush seeks to root out "Evil Bit" (0, Funny)

Marijuana al-Shehi (609113) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637591)

Washington -

President George Bush is meeting this meeting with high-level Cabinet members, Pentagon advisors, and the corpse of Dick Cheney to develop a battle plan against the so-called "Evil Bit" developed by the nefarious organization known as "IETF", White House spokesman Ari Fleischer said today.

Fleischer said "We know this IETF has RFC's, and they plan to use the RFC's against the American people". When a reporter from the New York Times [newyorktimes.com] (free registration all day 4/1!!) stated that the IETF was the Internet Engineering Task Force, a standards body for the Internet, Fleischer gave a slideshow depicting the IETF's True Secret Agenda: a plot against Freedom and Democracy.

When the Times reporter asked CIA director George Tenet about the slideshow, Tenet exclaimed

"What the fuck is wrong with those idiots? The CIA
is the organization from which the President receives his intelligence information, and we have never heard of such a ridiculous plot. [Bush] pulled this same shit two months ago with the 'proof' that Iraqi had nukes, which turned out to be something scrawled by a 10th-grader. Fuck this bullshit! I quit!"

The President will address the nation this evening at 8:00 p.m. on all major networks.

Desering of a Dope Slap (1)

cpfeifer (20941) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637597)

Click and Clack [cars.com] demonstrate the proper technique. Arms at the ready!

Favorite sections were (1)

dooguls (110485) | more than 11 years ago | (#5637608)

"Multi-level insecure operating systems may have special levels for attack programs; the evil bit MUST be set by default on packets emanating from programs running at such levels. However, the system MAY provide an API to allow it to be cleared for non-malicious activity by users who normally engage in attack behavior."
A slight against M$ perhaps...

And my other fav was: "In networks protected by firewalls, it is axiomatic that all attackers are on the outside of the firewall. Therefore, hosts inside the firewall MUST NOT set the evil bit on any packets."
Esp considering how many people actually believe the second quote.
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