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Re: The Cidr Report
On Sun, 13 Feb 2005, Alexander Koch wrote: > On Sun, 13 February 2005 07:31:16 +0000, Christopher L. Morrow wrote: > [..] > > There are some business reasons to de-aggregate. Look at some outages > > caused by 'routing problems' (someone leaked my /24's to their peers, > > peers, peer and my traffic got blackholed, because the public net only > > knows me as a /20) > > I am surprised you bring such an argument up. While we can > surely agree on this happening on the net, I have yet to > hear from someone saying this is happening more than once > a month or so. Maybe Todd from Renesys has other examples > besides the Yahoo incident.^ if it happens once to you and lasts long enough... I'm not condoning it, nor saying it's even a valid reason to do it, just pointing out that it does happen :( > > > There are multiple reasons for deaggregation aside from 'dumb operator', > > some are even 'valid' if you look at them from the protection standpoint. > > I won't argue that, but how many ISPs are using this line > of argument? I have not heard anyone yet telling me this, > not in years. > a few have... recently in fact.