Reaching out to ARIN members about their RPKI INVALID prefixes

Job Snijders job at instituut.net
Wed Sep 19 08:19:37 UTC 2018


On Wed, Sep 19, 2018 at 01:07:42AM -0700, Christopher Morrow wrote:
> > it is about whether it is acceptable that RIRs (and more
> > specifically ARIN in this mailing list's context) notify affected
> > parties of their prefixes that suffer from stale ROAs.
> 
> This I still think is a bad plan.. mostly because I don't think it'll
> help :( I think what helps is: "Oh, I cant get to <foo> and <bar> and
> <most of the internet>" .... I think folk that CARE will do the right
> thing, folk that 'think they care' won't and will soon get
> disconnected from the tubez.
> 
> I apologize a tad if my view that: "breaking people will force them to
> fix themselves" is .... rough :(

What about an one-off outreach effort?

We need to somehow kickstart the feedback loop, especially if we expect
effects to become forceful. I'm hoping that if the invalid count is low
enough it'll become more attractive for more people flip the switch and
deploy OV.

Kind regards,

Job


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