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Re: BGP Security and PKI Hierarchies
* Steven M. Bellovin: > Furthermore, given that a trust algebra may yield a trust value, rather > than a simple 0/1, is it reasonable to use that assessment as a BGP > preference selector? That would tie the security very deeply -- too > deeply? -- into BGP's guts. Wouldn't this provide significant economic incentive towards gaining a high value on this metric? I'm not sure if this a good idea because even if you call it a "trust metric", it does not have to correspond to ethical behavior.