My First BGP-Hijacking Explanation

Jay R. Ashworth jra at
Thu Apr 8 19:23:18 UTC 2021

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Matthew Walster" <matthew at>

> On Thu, 8 Apr 2021 at 17:51, Jay R. Ashworth <jra at> wrote:
>> Sam 'Half As Interesting' Denby actually did a surprisingly good job
>> explaining
>> this for the average only-vaguely-technical viewer...
>> [ For all the bad dad jokes he tells on HAI, he's got really good research
>>   skills/staff, and his long-form stuff on Wendover Productions is
>> excellent ]
> Indeed, with the exception of getting the expansion of BGP incorrect, he's
> simplified it and explained it in a way that the average viewer can
> understand... He's really good at that, and has done a great job with this!

He sure is.  I did point up the definition bobble in a comment.

-- jra
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