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Re: Active BGP Probing and large AS-sets

  • From: Florian Weimer
  • Date: Thu Jun 09 11:00:50 2005

* Lorenzo Colitti:

> So yes, the ASes inserted in the AS-set are operated by others, and yes, 
> the announcements are sent out to the Internet at large.

This approach is highly questionable.  Any responsible ISP should kick
you off the net for announcing AS path containing ASNs without
permission from the real owner/assignee.