[arin-ppml] [EXT] Re: Open Petition for ARIN-prop-266: BGP Hijacking is an ARIN Policy Violation

Carlos Friaças cfriacas at fccn.pt
Thu May 2 09:59:59 EDT 2019


On Thu, 2 May 2019, hostmaster at uneedus.com wrote:

> The only potential issue is that the policy adopted in each region must apply 
> to ALL BGP Hijacking, not just the region involved.  Otherwise the bad actors 
> will simply choose to hijack numbers in a different region to avoid the 
> policy.

In case someone didn't notice this is a global effort. Proposals within 
AFRINIC and APNIC are still to be submitted. LACNIC has already reached 
version 2.0.

> Also, I assume we are mostly discussing hijacking of IPv4 resources, much of 
> which are clearly related to their short supply.  I am unaware of any real 
> effort currently being made to hijack IPv6 resources.

This is about hijacking of numbering resources in general. Either IPv4, 
IPv6 or ASN (16 bits or 32 bits).


> Albert Erdmann
> Network Administrator
> Paradise On Line Inc.

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