[arin-ppml] SWIPs & IPv6
danny at tcb.net
Tue Dec 1 13:33:07 EST 2009
On Dec 1, 2009, at 9:33 AM, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> I think it would be foolish to assume this. You bought into
> this naieve notion that SWIP data is mainly of benefit to OTHER people,
> promulgated by all the bonehead privacy-terrorists out there who think
> that a SWIP filed on them will let the identity thieves steal
> them blind.
No, I'm assuming people are lazy. You seem to be more
optimistic. It had nothing to do with identity thieves,
the bar is much lower there..
> In reality, SWIPs aren't for the rest of the Internet, they help
> make YOUR job easier.
> So, for LIRS that want to pee all over themselves, well
> then don't file SWIPS. In fact I ENCOURAGE IT STRONGLY because
> then all I have to do is null-route your ENTIRE AS, I don't even
> have to waste CPU cycles blocking just the obnoxious traffic
> from Wonkulating.
Right, you'll do this until someone that YOUR customers
wants to reach is blocked, and then YOU will remove YOUR
senseless null route... But that's a local policy decision,
to each their own...
> Probably because of the same reason that a cursory search
> won't find any discussions about the pros and cons of
> staring straight into the sun for an hour at high noon.
I suspect I could find a discussion on that, actually..
At least part of your response was worth reading,
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