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

Michael Smith mksmith at
Sat Aug 16 10:28:26 CDT 2008

>> 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.
> -danny
Even better, how many have tried to get another provider to remove legacy
objects from days gone by when someone was adding objects on your behalf?  I
have objects that date back to 1998 that are completely bogus and I can't do
squat about it.


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