[#135346] Unauthorized BGP Announcements (follow up to Hijacked Networks)

Antonio Querubin tony at lavanauts.org
Wed Feb 1 04:53:14 UTC 2012

On Tue, 31 Jan 2012, David Conrad wrote:

> In the dim past, I had a somewhat similar situation:
> - A largish (national telco of a small country) ISP started announcing address space a customer of theirs provided.  Unfortunately, the address space wasn't the ISP's customer's to provide.
> - When the ISP was notified by both their RIR and the organization to which the address space was rightfully delegated, the ISP's response was:
> "We have a contractual relationship with our customer to announce that space.  We have neither a contractual relationship (in this context) with the RIR nor the RIR's customer.  The RIR and/or the RIR's customer should resolve this issue with our customer."
> It as an eye-opening experience.

Contracts are generally not a valid reason to be breaking laws.

Antonio Querubin
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