[ppml] /48 vs /32 micro allocations

Jeff Williams jwkckid1 at ix.netcom.com
Thu Mar 17 02:40:17 EST 2005

Michael and all,

  "Webs of Trust" don't work or don't work for long. Hence the direction
you are suggesting is more of creating one problem to indadquately
solve another.

Michael.Dillon at radianz.com wrote:

> > Either way, IMO, the fundamental problem of route hijacking won't be
> solved
> > here, since it doesn't lie within the filtering of routes, but rather
> > hardening the protocols which make this possible for disreputable or
> > unaware providers.
> Not necessarily!
> It could lie within an alternate (non-BGP) way for
> AS holders to publish the possible set of valid routes
> so that people can do non-BGP validation of what has
> been published as well as BGP filtering of what has not
> been published.
> There's more than one way to skin a cat. Perhaps it's
> time to take another look at what can be done
> to improve route registries rather than trying to
> dump all the requirements into the BGP protocol
> and the router hardware.
> I would think that an RIR would be a key player in
> any such routing registry web of trust.
> --Michael Dillon


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