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How do the public 21 BP's nodes prevent DDOS attacks?

There are 21 BP nodes, how do they prevent DDOS attacks that knock them offline by sending massive amounts of traffic to these public ips?
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What stops someone from DDOSing the 21 block producers?

From my understanding the top 21 block producers have very beefy systems and it would be very hard to ddos them. Is this true? What protections do they have from a ddos happening?
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Why do failed transactions not consume CPU?

In other blockchains, even if your transaction fails, you are still taxed gas or other scarce resource in order to compensate nodes for processing your transaction and defend against spam. On the ...