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TCP Filters

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Steven M. Bellovin
Last updated 1999-10-26
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We propose a method to specify general-purpose filters between TCP and the application layer. The method is incrementally deployable, as neither party will use a filter layer without the other's consent.


Steven M. Bellovin

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