bad announcement taxonomy

Aris Lambrianidis effulgence at
Thu Nov 19 10:36:55 UTC 2015

Randy Bush wrote:
> some friends and i were talking about recent routing cfs, and found we
> needed a clearer taxonomy.  i throw this out.
> leak - i receive P and send it on to folk to whom i should not send
>        it for business reasons (transit, peer, ...)
> mis-origination - i originate P when i do not own it
> hijack - an intentional mis-origination
> 7007 - i receive P (or some sub/superset), process it in some way
>        (likely through my igp), and re-originate it, or part of it,
>        as my own
> we need a name for 7007 other then vinnie
So 7007 (laundering) might be (or not) a subset of a hijack which is a
subset of mis-origination.
What's the tree for a leak? I think a more structured approach is
necessary if we are to delve on
both technical definitions and intent.


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