Revealed: The Internet's well known BGP behavior

Hank Nussbacher hank at
Wed Aug 27 23:45:57 CDT 2008

At 11:32 PM 27-08-08 -0500, John Lee wrote:
>Thanks guys, going back to my Comer one more time. My issue, question was 
>whether the organization doing the hijacking controlled all of the routers 
>in the new modified path or only some of them?
>John (ISDN) Lee

They didn't have control of any routers other than their own.  What they 
had to find is a single clueless upstream ISP that would allow them to 
announce prefixes that didn't belong to them.


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