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Re: YouTube IP Hijacking

  • From: Stephane Bortzmeyer
  • Date: Tue Feb 26 04:03:12 2008

On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 09:27:41AM +0200,
 Hank Nussbacher <[email protected]> wrote 
 a message of 17 lines which said:

> - Lack of clue
> - Couldn't care less
> - No revenue
> Take your pick - or add your own reason.  PCCW is not alone.  They just 
> happen to be the latest in a long line of ISPs that follow the same rules - 
> their own.

No, most operators do filter BGP announcements. I know it, because I
have read it on Cnet:

> That's because Hong Kong-based PCCW, which provides the Internet
> link to Pakistan Telecom, did not stop the misleading
> broadcast--which is what most large providers in the United States
> and Europe do.