Anyone notice strange announcements for

Michienne Dixon mdixon at
Mon Jan 12 22:55:49 UTC 2009

But isn't this method kind of related to how an network from the
Mediterranean/Mid-east went about blocking what they felt was
undesirable/offensive content from entering their network? 

Michienne Dixon
Network Administrator
312 Armour Rd.
North Kansas City, MO  64116
(816) 412-7990

-----Original Message-----
From: Randy Bush [mailto:randy at] 
Sent: Monday, January 12, 2009 4:47 PM
To: Paul Stewart
Cc: NANOG list
Subject: Re: Anyone notice strange announcements for

On 09.01.13 07:42, Paul Stewart wrote:
> For us, it was annoying - we look for prefix hijackings or what appear

> to be.

i think herein lies the rub.  it is not prefix hijacking and in no way
should it appear that way to you.  i suggest tuning your detectors.  i
am told that path poisoning is used (futilely, we hope to show) in day
to day ops by folk to try to avert dos attacks.


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