ARIN's RPKI Relying agreement

Randy Bush randy at
Fri Dec 5 18:27:48 UTC 2014

>>> rpki might work at scale.
>> ohhh noooooooooo!
> rtconfig + prefix lists were never going to work at scale, so rpsl based
> filters were mostly only ever deployed on asn edges rather than dfz core
> inter-as bgp sessions.  This meant that the damage that a bad update might
> cause would be relatively limited in scope.  RPSL's scaling limitations do
> not apply to rpki, so in theory the scope for causing connectivity problems
> is a good deal greater.  So if e.g. ARIN went offline or signed some broken
> data which caused Joe's Basement ISP in Lawyerville to go offline globally,
> you can probably see why ARIN would want to limit its liability.

if it works, it is scary and must be stopped!  and arin is doing such a
great job of that.

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