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Re: New Draft Document: De-boganising New Address Blocks

  • From: Timothy Brown
  • Date: Tue Feb 24 12:05:28 2004

On Tue, Feb 24, 2004 at 04:32:46PM +0000, [email protected] wrote:
> >The RIPE NCC has prepared a draft document titled "De-Bogonising New
> >Address Blocks":
> That is a misleading title.
> The problem is that ISPs cannot react quickly enough
> to open filters when new ranges are allocated. The proposed
> solution is to provide advance notification. I suppose this
> could allow ISPs to open filters before the new addresses
> are actually in use officially.
> However, it will also allow spammers to announce this
> space and get it through bogon filters.
> The real solution to this problem is to make it 
> possible for ISPs to closely track RIR allocations
> in their filters in a semi-automated way. There may
> still be a few days of delay before a new allocation
> is fully routable but ISPs can compensate for that
> with internal processes. 
> Why can't ISPs subscribe to a feed of all new 
> RIPE allocations in near real-time?

Uh, bogon route server, hello?