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

Robert Bonomi bonomi at mail.r-bonomi.com
Tue Jan 31 20:41:06 CST 2012


> From nanog-bounces+bonomi=mail.r-bonomi.com at nanog.org  Tue Jan 31 19:57:51 2012
> To: David Conrad <drc at virtualized.org>
> From: Mark Andrews <marka at isc.org>
> Subject: Re: [#135346] Unauthorized BGP Announcements (follow up to Hijacked
>  Networks)
> Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2012 12:52:57 +1100
> Cc: nanog at nanog.org
>
>
> In message <7B85F9D8-BA9E-4341-9242-5EB514895B4C at virtualized.org>, David Conrad 
> writes:
> > > I hope none of you ever get hijacked by a spammer housed at Phoenix =
> > NAP.  :)
> > 
> > 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.
> > 
> > Regards,
> > -drc
>
> 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.
>
> Mark
> -- 
> Mark Andrews, ISC
> 1 Seymour St., Dundas Valley, NSW 2117, Australia
> PHONE: +61 2 9871 4742                 INTERNET: marka at isc.org
>



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