AS8584 taking over the internet

Randy Bush randy at
Fri Apr 10 03:51:00 UTC 1998

> IOW, if some terrorist group manages to get set up where they can announce
> BGP, they can toy essentially with whatever they like, until people/their
> upstream gets a clue and installs filters.

before we get too hysterical, it may be worth noting that to date the
problems have been caused by lack of clue, not lack of ethics, morals,
or empathy.  not that this is reason less for caution, but it might
guide our reaction towards the actual, as opposed to imagined, problems.


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