[arin-ppml] prop266 - re-framing the discussion

Carlos Friaças cfriacas at fccn.pt
Fri May 3 09:18:42 EDT 2019

On Fri, 3 May 2019, Ricardo Patara wrote:

> Hi Carlos


>>>   The problem with this BGP hi-jack proposal, is the problem statemen>> itself.  How many hijacks are happening in the ARIN region per month?
>>>  10?  100?  1000?
>> How many of them reach an ARIN mailbox?
>> In fact we got some numbers from LACNIC (i.e. cases reported to LACNIC),
>> but i haven't seen it from ARIN yet.
> you are right, but you forgot to mention that lacnic also pointed out
> the all those cases were solved thanks to coordination among ISPs.

All except one, yes.

But the number of cases per year is really low. I guess due to the 
desincentive people face when wanting to file a report about it...

> no policy or "punishment" was needed ;-)

I hope that at least other regions can have what LACNIC has -- and the 
word about its existence can be spread further.

However, the policy gap (in the 5 regions) is still helping those who 
decide to engage in continued hijacking.


> --
> Ricardo
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