[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2014-12: Anti-hijack Policy

David Farmer farmer at umn.edu
Fri Mar 28 13:05:25 EDT 2014

On 3/28/14, 11:57 , Bill Buhler wrote:
> So if my understanding is correct, they basically performed a routing
> man in the middle attack on live IPv6 prefixes. Pardon my understanding
> level, but how did they keep from creating routing loops and service
> interruptions. I’m also a little concerned about performance and link
> loads. Are my concerns legitimate and inline?
> Thanks,
> --Bill

This absolutely WAS NOT an attack.  They announced a covering prefix, 
only traffic with no more specific route would follow this route.  Think 
more specific default route.

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