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Re: BGP certificate insanity was: (DHS insanity - offtopic)
On 24-Apr-2007, at 10:15, <michael.dillon@xxxxxx> wrote:
You might try taking a look at the various presentations at NANOG/RIPE/ARIN/ APNIC/APRICOT about the whole idea. Central point: the entity that gives you a suballocation of its own address space signs something that says you now hold it.
How can anybody be sure that the random peering tech they are talking to really works for the organisation listed in the whois record? By visual inspection of the e-mail address? A faxed LOA on company letterhead?
Given a polished toolset, I'd take a signed ROA over any of those.