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Indonesian ISP Moratel announces Google's prefixes



Nobody said a Moratel customer announced a Google prefix, they said the
issue was within Moratel.

This is a really good article that explains the issue in detail, maybe read
it again?

http://blog.cloudflare.com/why-google-went-offline-today-and-a-bit-about

Steve

On 7 November 2012 05:07, Jian Gu <guxiaojian at gmail.com> wrote:

> Where did you get the idea that a Moratel customer announced a google-owned
> prefix to Moratel and Moratel did not have the proper filters in place?
> according to the blog, all google's 4 authoritative DNS server networks and
> 8.8.8.0/24 were wrongly routed to Moratel, what's the possiblity for a
> Moratel customers announce all those prefixes?
>
> On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 9:02 PM, Patrick W. Gilmore <patrick at ianai.net
> >wrote:
>
> > On Nov 06, 2012, at 23:48 , Jian Gu <guxiaojian at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > What do you mean hijack? Google is peering with Moratel, if Google does
> > not
> > > want Moratel to advertise its routes to Moratel's peers/upstreams, then
> > > Google should've set the correct BGP attributes in the first place.
> >
> > That doesn't make the slightest bit of sense.
> >
> > If a Moratel customer announced a Google-owned prefix to Moratel, and
> > Moratel did not have the proper filters in place, there is nothing Google
> > could do to stop the hijack from happening.
> >
> > Exactly what attribute do you think would stop this?
> >
> > --
> > TTFN,
> > patrick
> >
> >
> > > On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 3:35 AM, Anurag Bhatia <me at anuragbhatia.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > >> Another case of route hijack -
> > >>
> > http://blog.cloudflare.com/why-google-went-offline-today-and-a-bit-about
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> I am curious if big networks have any pre-defined filters for big
> > content
> > >> providers like Google to avoid these? I am sure internet community
> > would be
> > >> working in direction to somehow prevent these issues. Curious to know
> > >> developments so far.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> Thanks.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> --
> > >>
> > >> Anurag Bhatia
> > >> anuragbhatia.com
> > >>
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> > >> Google+ <https://plus.google.com/118280168625121532854>
> > >>
> > >
> >
> >
> >
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