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

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Wed Feb 1 20:40:58 UTC 2012

On Feb 1, 2012, at 3:10 PM, Chris Adams wrote:

> AFAIK there's no law covering the use of what party X considers their 32
> bit numbers (assigned by party A) by party Y.

The US bankruptcy courts have treated these as property that can be
sold/transferred comparable to other assets.  (See threads re: borders,
microsoft, etc in 2011).

This does have the effect of being at least a cite in any further
litigation, even if the position is not upheld on appeal.

- Jared

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