[#135346] Unauthorized BGP Announcements (follow up to Hijacked Networks)
drc at virtualized.org
Tue Jan 31 20:00:44 CST 2012
On Jan 31, 2012, at 5:52 PM, Mark Andrews wrote:
>> "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."
> And if I have a contract to commit murder that doesn't mean that
> it is right nor legal. A contract can't get you out of dealing
> with the law of the land and in most place in the world "aiding and
> abetting" is illegal.
You appear to be making a large number of assumptions on limited evidence. In the case I'm familiar with, I can assure you that no laws were being broken (even if all the parties were in the same country, which they weren't). However, this is getting off-topic and I don't want to hijack the thread. The issue of route hijacking is quite serious and it will be interesting to see how this all works out.
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