RFC8367: Wrongful Termination of IP Packets

In a continuation of the serious consideration our standards bodies place on keeping the relevant to society, today the has issued RFC8267.

IP are often terminated by network devices. … IP routers and middleboxes, such as firewalls, often terminate that do not comply with a predefined . Unfortunately, some filtering policies cause false positive or unnecessary packet termination. Moreover, these wrongful terminations are sometimes biased and discriminate against packets based on their color, age, origin, length, or IP version. – RFC8367 Introduction

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