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Re: Abuse complaint

On Tuesday 07 October 2008 14:22:32 Matthew McCabe wrote:
> Hey-
> Last night, Time Warner Cable temporarily disabled my account due to an 
> alleged attack coming from my IP address and targeting a server in 
> Europe (Denmark I believe).  Below is the e-mail I sent them to respond 
> to the complaint.
> Does anyone have any suggestions on how to respond to these complaints?  
> Is IP filtering the best (or only) option for addressing TWC's issues?
> Thanks for your help,
> Matt

Bear in mind that few ISPs care whether a break-in attempt was done at "your" 
instigation or "someone else's."  Think "botnet."

If you cause an ISP problems with its peering or transit partners, they disco 
you once they gather enough evidence that it was sourced from your IP at the