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AS3266: BitCanal hijack factory, courtesy of Cogent, GTT, and Level3

IXP Manager now has IXF exports that PeeringDB can use to cleanup stale members. 

Mike Hammett 
Intelligent Computing Solutions 


----- Original Message -----

From: "Stephen Fulton" <sf at lists.esoteric.ca> 
To: nanog at nanog.org 
Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2018 11:18:19 AM 
Subject: Re: AS3266: BitCanal hijack factory, courtesy of Cogent, GTT, and Level3 


Unless of course they are not actually on an IXP listed. Bitcanal is 
not a member of TorIX and as far as I recall, never has been. The IP 
they list in PeeringDB was never assigned to them at any point and in 
fact was used by an AS112 instance which was run by TorIX directly on 
the fabric for a time. I sent in a note to PeeringDB several years ago 
about Bitcanal claiming to be a peer when they were not and never heard 
back.. I'll resend. 

-- Stephen (ops, TorIX) 

On 2018-06-26 1:01 AM, Job Snijders wrote: 
> On Mon, 25 Jun 2018 at 22:49, Ronald F. Guilmette <rfg at tristatelogic.com> 
> wrote: 
>> Without the generous support of Cogent, GTT, and Level3 this dumbass 
>> lowlife IP address space thief would be largely if not entirely toast. 
>> So what are they waiting for? Why don't their turf this jackass? Are 
>> they waiting for an engraved invitation or what? 
>> As I always ask, retorically, in cases like this: Where are the grownups? 
> You could ask the same about the IXPs that facilitate the reach and impact 
> of Bitcanalâ??s BGP hijacks by allowing that network on their platform: 
> https://bgp.he.net/AS197426#_ix 
> Kind regards, 
> Job