Right. We've been mouthed off because we don't provide free filtering as well. We've had moreIf you don't care about null route now and then, then what does it matter?
than a few tickets where a user is shocked that we won't eat their 1 1/2 million PPS syn flood
at no cost.
The problem with the handbreak solution you 'favor', is that if someone wants to keep slamming you or runs a multi hour flood, that nodes going to feel it be choppy every x minutes that the null sticks for.
We originally considered that way but the only person it was 'fair' to was the target, not to the other XX
customers on the node.