3500 Egyptian prefixes?

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Fri Jan 28 13:07:16 CST 2011


On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 2:01 PM, Iljitsch van Beijnum
<iljitsch at muada.com> wrote:
> On the Renesys blog http://www.renesys.com/blog/2011/01/egypt-leaves-the-internet.shtml
> it says that 3500 prefixes disappeared. 1% of the global table seems a lot, especially considering that according to AfriNIC Egypt only has 122 IPv4 and 7 IPv6 prefixes.
>
> What gives?

de-aggregates
not-afrinic-region blocks
geo-located blocks (potentially mis-located?)
customer blocks of the 7 isp's in region

lots of slosh there...




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