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Re: AS8584 taking over the internet
From: Jon Lewis <jlewis () inorganic5 fdt net>
Date: Fri, 10 Apr 1998 01:24:00 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 9 Apr 1998, Gary R Wright wrote:

And you think that a large ISP in a large country is somehow immune
from human error?  I don't think the problem at hand has anything
to do with the size of the ISP or the size of the country they might 
reside in.

His point was that some relatively insignifigant site on the net can ruin
things for large portions of the net relatively easily.

It sounds sort of like the egress/ingress filtering argument all over
again.  You shouldn't trust your customers...not because they're
malevelant, but just because accidents happen, and if you can contain
them, it makes things better for everyone.

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