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Re: Being blackhole by some one.

  • From: Martin Hannigan
  • Date: Fri Jan 23 16:43:59 1998

> > We just being blackhole by some ISP during their provisioning,
> > a few hours ago.  I thought that bogus route should be filtered by 
> > the NAP.  Is there a way to prevent from somebody blackholing you ?
> > It takes a lot of affort to solve this problem, especially those
> > who need to update their router through rrdb automatically.  Which
> > suppose to solve blackhole problem accidentally.
> Could you please explain the issue more specifically.  "Blackhole" could
> have many meanings.
> randy

Blackhole to me means you've been added to a certain someones
SPAM blackhole feed. 

I suspect the interpretation here is accidental announcement.


Martin Hannigan                    V:617.500.0108
Director - Data Networks           F:617.500.0002
XCOM Technologies, INC.            [email protected]
Cambridge, MA