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

Jimmy Hess mysidia at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 22:20:50 EDT 2014

On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 12:30 PM, Morizot Timothy S <
Timothy.S.Morizot at irs.gov> wrote:

>  Not really. The only traffic that would have gone to them would have
> been traffic not covered by a more specific route.

Even so...  the  /12  blocks or other covering aggregats are specifically
not for ARIN's internal use  ---  ARIN  is entrusted with stewardship to
manage allocation,  and  ARIN has no authority to  co-opt  or use the
blocks for its own purposes  or to be writing any LOA  for announcements
covering aggregates  for these blocks which are registered to other

And which improper announcements can break the default route for BGP
speakers carrying partial tables (filtered by length) and which may cause
other unwanted and damaging affects.

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