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Re: [#135346] Unauthorized BGP Announcements (follow up to Hijacked
From: Joel jaeggli <joelja () bogus com>
Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2012 22:51:28 -0800

On 2/2/12 21:59 , Randy Bush wrote:
The suits won, and many nerds either threw in with them or revealed
their affinity for the easy life and gave up. Being principled and
turning away dirty money or exercising the "fire the customer" clause
tends to be disliked by corporate officers.
bottom line -- the only way to fix this problem is for bad behavior to
become more expensive than good behavior. it's the only thing the
pointy hairs will understand.

i just love to read geeks discussing legal and financial solutions.
just about as educational as watching lawyers and cfos discussing
engineering.

seeing as we are purportedly engineers, perhaps we could discuss a
technical engineering approach to prefix misorigination?

I hear there's this thing called RPKI that does origin validation, it's
a shame that TCP MD5 shared secrets are already considered to hard to
manage in this community.

randy




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