Public shaming list for ISPs announcing other ISPs IP space by mistake

Danny McPherson danny at
Thu Aug 14 22:30:32 CDT 2008

On Aug 14, 2008, at 1:09 PM, Jared Mauch wrote:
> 	You're missing a step:
> 	janitor.
> 	No really, the reason for some leaks isn't because so-and-so was
> never a customer, they were.  5 years ago.  nobody removed the  
> routes from
> the IRR or AS-SET or <insert method here> and now the route is  
> learned via
> some other location and it's bypassed your perimiter security and
> infiltrated your BGP.

I agree, how many of you folks that use IRRs have
ever deleted an IRR object?  Heck, some ISPs even
add them based on existence of advertised routes.


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