Securing the BGP or controlling it?

Danny McPherson danny at
Mon May 10 22:26:39 UTC 2010

On May 10, 2010, at 9:52 AM, Nick Hilliard wrote:

> this is a matter of risk analysis.  No secure routing means we'll continue
> to see the occasional high profile outage which is dealt with very quickly.

If 3 weeks (e.g., the recent 'i root w/China incident) is "very 
quickly" then we're operating on different timescales.

> My gut instinct tells me that secure routing and the rpki venture well into
> the realm of negative returns. 

I believe 'sucks less' falls into the realm of positive, so here
we disagree.


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