On 1 Apr 2012, at 15:36, Martin Sustrik wrote:
During yesterday's takedown of the Internet  it has become painstakingly
obvious that the ability to distinguish malicious packets in a quick and
efficient manner is one of the most pressing security concerns of today.
Thus, RFC3514 (a.k.a. "evil" bit)  support was implemented  in the Linux
It is our hope that other operating systems and network devices will follow the
suite soon and help us make Internet a safer and more welcoming place for
Hey, they can't do that! I've got a real use for it...