On Wed, Oct 03, 2001 at 04:08:25AM +0200, Thomas Eibner wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 02, 2001 at 05:39:45PM -0500, Austad, Jay wrote:
> > http://www.byte.com/documents/s=1436/byt20010926s0003/1001_bar.html
> > 
> > I still have to do a writeup on what me and some friends had figured out.
> > It takes advantage of multiple connections to the internet so you go out the
> > closest available connection, and implements security other than WEP since
> > WEP is fairly hopelessly broken.
> Is it just me or does some of that story just sound a little to good to
> be true?
> 10 Mbit home connection on which he can just load 70-80 people's traffic
> onto for free? (I know he says he gets it for bartered services, but
> what is he doing that will get him this connection?)
> "* A web/mail/Usenet/IRC/bind 9.1 cluster running LVS (Linux Virtual
> Servers, www.lvs.org) on 5 rack 1U computers. I chose no-name rack units
> that have been sitting around idly in my lab. Each has 512 MB of RAM,
> 18-GB internal disk, and two NICs." - oh the horror of having 5 rack
> mount servers just sitting around.
> It might just be me, but I don't see this just happening. He's even
> saying electronics are expensive in Isreal, but a 10Mbit connection 
> isn't? 

Btw, has a 10Mbit and is running his website (www.moelabs.com) of an
adsl in Italy?

$host www.moelabs.com
www.moelabs.com		A

19  01.72.adsl.mi.galactica.it (  139.673 ms  188.558 ms  141.002 ms
20  212-41-207-16.adsl.galactica.it (  198.868 ms  229.594 ms  233.830 ms

He does however seem to be a "reviewer" of equipment from major
manufactors of hardware, which might be why he has this kind of

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