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Re: YouTube IP Hijacking
On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 09:13:23AM +0000, Alexander Harrowell wrote: > Interesting that (according to Renesys) BT reconnected about 500 networks in > Pakistan after the big fibre cut. I wonder if there's any data around that > would tell us who filters and who doesn't? based on my experience of routing (and de-routing) my own legacy space as well as some RIPE space through PTCL, i know they have procedures in place to restrict what their customers can send to them, so it makes sense that they have a clue as to how to control what they send out. probably fat fingers, and probably fat wobbly fingers in a rush to comply with a government directive. > > On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 9:02 AM, Jim Mercer <[email protected]> wrote: > > > > > > > having built an ISP or two in pakistan, PTCL (Pakistan Telecom) is not the > > sole provider of bandwidth to the country, although it likely carries the > > bulk of traffic to the country. > > > > operationally, there are a number of jurisdictions which filter content > > and connectivity on a variety of basis. > > > > adjusting the BGP announcements is a fairly quick and sure way to hobble > > connectivity to specific content. although, it is quickly bypassed by > > shifting the content to other addresses and domain names. > > > > i'm sure that this was an accidental leakage, and that appropriate > > corrections > > were/are taken in due course. > > > > -- > > Jim Mercer [email protected] +971 55 410-5633 > > "I'm Prime Minister of Canada, I live here and I'm going to take a leak." > > - Lester Pearson in 1967, during a meeting between himself and > > President Lyndon Johnson, whose Secret Service detail had taken over > > Pearson's cottage retreat. At one point, a Johnson guard asked > > Pearson, "Who are you and where are you going?" > > -- Jim Mercer [email protected] +971 55 410-5633 "I'm Prime Minister of Canada, I live here and I'm going to take a leak." - Lester Pearson in 1967, during a meeting between himself and President Lyndon Johnson, whose Secret Service detail had taken over Pearson's cottage retreat. At one point, a Johnson guard asked Pearson, "Who are you and where are you going?"