de-peering for security sake
nanog at ics-il.net
Sat Dec 26 14:19:10 UTC 2015
How much is an acceptable standard to the community? Individual /32s ( or /64s)? Some tipping point where 50% of a /24 (or whatever it's IPv6 equivalent would be) has made your naughty list that you block the whole prefix?
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Owen DeLong" <owen at delong.com>
To: "Dan Hollis" <goemon at anime.net>
Cc: "Mike Hammett" <nanog at ics-il.net>, "NANOG" <nanog at nanog.org>
Sent: Saturday, December 26, 2015 1:00:35 AM
Subject: Re: de-peering for security sake
> On Dec 25, 2015, at 22:16 , Dan Hollis <goemon at anime.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Dec 2015, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> Merely because people are asleep at the switch does not give those of us in a position to understand the consequences license to abuse our position.
> At what point do you cut the wire? How abusive is acceptable?
IMHO, you never cut the wire. You may filter selectively, but cutting the wire comes with far more collateral damage than actual useful effect.
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