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Re: do not filter your customers
From: Nick Hilliard <nick () foobar org>
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 23:20:19 +0000
On 24/02/2012 20:59, Leo Bicknell wrote:
It turns out the real world is quite messy though, often full of
temporary hacks, unusual relationships and other issues.
... and, if you create a top-down control mechanism to be superimposed upon
the current fully distributed control mechanism, you will soon find that
politicians and regulators will take a very keen interest in BGP once they
realise that they can turn off specific prefixes from a single point.
Whatever about temporary hacks and unusual relationships, the entropy
introduced by layers 9 through 12 is almost always insufferable.