[Operators] Google Talk Doesn't Perform S2S with Random Jabber Servers

Mickaël Rémond mickael.remond at process-one.net
Tue Feb 19 15:26:04 CST 2008


Le 19 févr. 08 à 22:20, Jesse Thompson a écrit :

> I was also thinking that it might be some sort of anti-abuse.  But,  
> why
> would they only block presence packets but still allow message  
> packets?

I see one good reason: Bots with lots of Google users in roster.
If they go online / offline frequently, they generate large burst of  
presence traffic.

Mickaël Rémond

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