AS3266: BitCanal hijack factory, courtesy of many connectivity providers
nanog at radu-adrian.feurdean.net
Tue Jun 26 19:57:14 UTC 2018
On Tue, Jun 26, 2018, at 20:23, Job Snijders wrote:
> I'm very happy FranceIX apply filters - however Bitcanal is known to
> submit fabricated/falsified IRR information to databases like RADB and
> RIPE. I've reported this multiple times over the years to IRR database
> In conclusion in the case of Bitcanal, most of your filtering is useless
> (and so is mine). Participants like Bitcanal dillute the value of your
> route servers and the IXP as a whole.
I can confirm that this mornig (~09h30 CEST, when I read the first message in the thread) there were no BitCanal announces received from FranceIX Paris RS. Not even the ones with an IRR record (the ones in 213/8). All of them were from transit.
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