[#135346] Unauthorized BGP Announcements (follow up to Hijacked Networks)
tony at lavanauts.org
Tue Jan 31 22:53:14 CST 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.
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