Low-numbered ASes being hijacked? [Re: BGP Update Report]

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Sun Nov 30 20:37:34 UTC 2014

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joe Provo" <nanog-post at rsuc.gweep.net>

> On Mon, Dec 01, 2014 at 12:53:07AM +0900, Paul S. wrote:
> > Do these people never check what exactly they end up originating
> > outbound due to a config change, if that's really the case?
> Of course not because their neighbors are allowing it to
> pass; so as with all hijacks, deaggregation, and other
> unfiltered noise, the only care is traffic going in and
> out. QA (let alone automated sanity checks) are alien
> concepts to many, and "well it works" is the answer from
> some when contacted.

That's sort of the BGP equivalent to BCP38 filtering, isn't it?

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