Feedback Requested: Routing Resilience Manifesto

Larry Sheldon LarrySheldon at
Thu Jul 3 20:27:17 UTC 2014

On 7/3/2014 3:31 AM, Suresh Ramasubramanian wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 1:00 PM, David Hofstee <david at>
> wrote:
>> About #3... I had a little discussion on abuse-wg at RIPE a while ago
>> about keeping records up to date and relevant. See below.
>> Nobody at RIPE cares much at the moment (to actually pick up this
>> subject). Maybe they need a push with a TerexRH400.
> You get a lot of network and DNS types and maybe 1% of them will be
> concerned with the mechanics of abuse prevention - that's the other
> group down the hall, and "they are not the internet police".

Which, I maintain,, is why the "manifesto" needs to be recast for 
Management, because it is Management that is supposed to define mission 
goals and job assignments, which might very well involve operation as 
network police for the local piece of The Internet (which does in fact 
extend to the end devices in your shop).

> well .. maybe that's better than hamfisted lanham act takedowns of
> whitehat dynamic dns providers - but those are two extremes.

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                                         of System Administrators:
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                                         learn from their mistakes.
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