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FCC asks ISPs to use guidelines to help combat botnets

03/23, 4:05pm

Publishes voluntary code of ISP conduct

The FCC, in conjunction with several major network service providers, has published a code of conduct that will help mitigate and eliminate the spread of botnet attacks (PDF). It's asking ISPs to voluntarily abide by that code. Already, seven network providers, representing over one-half of all US-based Internet subscribers have agreed to comply.

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