Phil Barnett writes:
> On Wednesday 11 July 2007, SARE Webmaster wrote:
> > There has been discussion of taking down the public site, opening
> > something new ( private access, invite only, acl by ip, etc), in hopes
> > to avoid ddos and provide better services, more requent rule updates,
> > and so on. * * We are trying our best to keep it alive, but there is
> > only so much we can do with the limited time and resources we have.

>
> How about releasing the ruleset via torrent or something similar. Anything
> that you could do to distribute the load and location would make a ddos
> attack less effective. While there might not be a lot of people on this list
> who can use their server to take on the entire DDOS for you, there are a LOT
> of servers here that could participate in a pool.


If you're going to be looking into new methods to distribute rulesets,
may I suggest sa-update?

--j.