AARNet AS7575 announcing, and soon

Nathan Ward nanog at daork.net
Wed Mar 17 05:15:39 CDT 2010

On 17/03/2010, at 7:51 PM, Skeeve Stevens wrote:

> Hey George,
> If AARNet or someone has the bandwidth, would it not be of value to announce the entire 1/8 and see what areas are targeted by traffic - clearly analysing it and removing DoS or scan traffic.
> I'm just wondering if there are any /24's or space that is unsuitable to allocate inside 1/8.

If only there was someone who pushed a whole lot of outbound data and had not really that much inbound - advertising 1/8 wouldn't really impact them that much. Some kind of, video sharing site, maybe?

route-views>sh ip bgp
BGP routing table entry for, version 600951180
Paths: (24 available, no best path)
Flag: 0x820
  Not advertised to any peer
  1239 174 36561 (inaccessible) from (
      Origin IGP, localpref 100, valid, external

% whois -a AS36561 | grep -i name
OrgName:    YouTube, Inc.


Nathan Ward

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