Revealed: The Internet's well known BGP behavior

Adrian Chadd adrian at
Fri Aug 29 21:25:49 CDT 2008

On Fri, Aug 29, 2008, jim deleskie wrote:
> Announcing a smaller bit of one of you block is fine, more then that
> most everyone I know does it or has done and is commonly accepted.
> Breaking up someone else' s block and making that announcement even if
> its to modify traffic between 2 peered networks is typically not
> looked as proper.  Modify your taffic good. Do it to anyone other
> traffic = bad.

The question shouldn't really be "would people do this to others' traffic";
the question should be "has it already happened and noone noticed."


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