Do Not Complicate Routing Security with Voodoo Economics

Jennifer Rexford jrex at CS.Princeton.EDU
Mon Sep 5 09:24:42 CDT 2011


> 
> One could argue that rejecting routes which you previously had no way to
> know you should reject will inherently alter the routing system and that this
> is probably a good thing.

Good point.  Also, "tie breaking" in favor of signed-and-verified routes over not-signed-and-verified routes does not necessarily affect your traffic "positively or negatively" -- rather, if you are letting an arbitrary final tie break make the decision anyway, you are arguably *neutral* about the outcome...

-- Jen



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