YouTube AS36561 began announcing

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at
Fri Mar 12 06:34:10 CST 2010

On Mar 12, 2010, at 1:52 AM, Nathan wrote:

> I'm hoping to alleviate the "what's going on!?" type messages here this time. :)

Oh, I understand what's going on exactly.  YouTube is trying to balance their ratios. :)


> Here's an except from the APNIC provided LOA I provided to a couple
> networks, to carry a new announcement...
> "To whom it may concern,
> APNIC and YouTube are cooperating in a project to investigate the
> properties of unwanted traffic that is being sent to specific
> destinations in the address block of This address block has
> been recently allocated to APNIC from the IANA, and
> APNIC and YouTube are wanting to undertake this investigation prior to
> the commencement of ordinary allocations.
> Accordingly, APNIC authorizes AS36351 to periodically advertise a
> route for from now until 21 March 2010, and
> requests that AS36351's peers and upstreams accept this as a
> legitimate routing advertisement."
> In a continuation of last weeks experiments... we are now announcing
> instead of and
> Cheers
> ,N (nathan at - AS36561)

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