YouTube AS36561 began announcing 1.0.0.0/8

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at ianai.net
Fri Mar 12 06:34:10 CST 2010


On Mar 12, 2010, at 1:52 AM, Nathan wrote:

> I'm hoping to alleviate the "what's going on!?" type messages here this time. :)

Oh, I understand what's going on exactly.  YouTube is trying to balance their ratios. :)

-- 
TTFN,
patrick


> Here's an except from the APNIC provided LOA I provided to a couple
> networks, to carry a new announcement...
> 
> "To whom it may concern,
> 
> APNIC and YouTube are cooperating in a project to investigate the
> properties of unwanted traffic that is being sent to specific
> destinations in the address block of 1.0.0.0/8. This address block has
> been recently allocated to APNIC from the IANA, and
> APNIC and YouTube are wanting to undertake this investigation prior to
> the commencement of ordinary allocations.
> Accordingly, APNIC authorizes AS36351 to periodically advertise a
> route for 1.0.0.0/8 from now until 21 March 2010, and
> requests that AS36351's peers and upstreams accept this as a
> legitimate routing advertisement."
> 
> 
> In a continuation of last weeks experiments... we are now announcing
> 1.0.0.0/8 instead of 1.1.1.0/24 and 1.2.3.0/24.
> 
> Cheers
> ,N (nathan at youtube.com - AS36561)
> 





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