How polluted is 1/8?

Kevin Loch kloch at
Thu Feb 4 12:27:04 CST 2010

Mirjam Kuehne wrote:
> Hello,
> After 1/8 was allocated to APNIC last week, the RIPE NCC did some 
> measurements to find out how "polluted" this block really is.
> See some surprising results on RIPE Labs: 
> Please also note the call for feedback at the bottom of the article.

The most surprising thing in that report was that someone has an AMS-IX
port at just 10 megs.  It would be nice to see an actual measurement of
the traffic and daily/weekly changes. A breakdown of the flow data by
source ASN and source prefix (for the top 50-100 sources) would also be

- Kevin

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