F.ROOT-SERVERS.NET moved to Beijing?

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Mon Oct 3 09:46:58 CDT 2011


> ignoring randy (and others) off-topic comments about hypocrisy

actually, if you had followed the thread in its sad detail, at that
point of jingoism they were on.

> this situation is fundamentally a situation of bad (or different)
> network policy being applied outside of its scope.

kink is gonna leak.  rfc1918 is gonna leak.  ula-foo is gonna leak.
pakistani kink is gonna leak.  anycast 'local' cones are gonna leak.
chinese kink is gonna leak.  american kink is gonna leak.

s/are gonna/has already/g

are people gonna stop doing kink?  sadly, not likely.  so all we are
left is

Danny McPherson wrote:
> Network layer integrity techniques and secure routing infrastructure
> are all that's going to fix this.

and

Danny McPherson wrote:
> In the interim, the ability to detect such incidents at some rate
> faster than the speed of mailing lists would be ideal.

is not a lot of good unless you insert "and fix."  watching train wrecks
is about as fun as reading pontification on nanog.  qed :)

randy



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