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Re: Ettiquette and rules regarding Hijacked ASN's or IP space?
From: Joe Abley <jabley () isc org>
Date: Mon, 9 Jun 2003 13:04:14 -0400
On Monday, Jun 9, 2003, at 12:53 Canada/Eastern, jlewis () lewis org wrote:
Since the RIRs contain the information required to answer those
questions, you'd expect them (or their data) to be involved in the
process of answering them.
They really don't. Thus far, when space is assigned, the RIRs have no
to later authenticate that an organization using the space is the same
that they assigned it to.
The RIRs definitely hold some of the data that would be required to
make educated pronouncements (although clearly not all of it).
Note that I'm not talking about absolute accuracy here; as long as
people are able to change companies, change their names, die, forge
documentation and otherwise lie, there will always be fraud. What is
needed is some trusted resource who can say "our best guess is that
this is legitimate".
At the moment there is no clear procedure for any ISP to follow to even
get a best guess as to whether an advertisement should be accepted or
As for the current state of BGP authentication/sanity checking, I can
2 of my 4 upstreams take whatever I put in the routing registry.
I have met people who think that the existence of a route in the IRR is
somehow demonstrable evidence that a route should be accepted. I'm not
quite sure why they think that way.
Re: Ettiquette and rules regarding Hijacked ASN's or IP space? Christopher L. Morrow (Jun 09)
Re: Ettiquette and rules regarding Hijacked ASN's or IP space? Sean Donelan (Jun 09)
Re: Ettiquette and rules regarding Hijacked ASN's or IP space? william (Jun 09)