From: owner-nanog@xxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-nanog@xxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Will Hargrave
Sent: Sunday, February 24, 2008 12:39 PM
Subject: Re: YouTube IP Hijacking
Sargun Dhillon wrote:
So, it seems that youtube's ip block has been hijacked by a more
specific prefix being advertised. This is a case of IP
case of DNS poisoning, youtube engineers doing something
For people that don't know. The router will try to get the most
specific prefix. This is by design, not by accident.
You are making the assumption of malice when the more likely
cause is one of accident on the part of probably stressed NOC
staff at 17557.
They probably have that /24 going to a gateway walled garden
box which replies with a site saying 'we have banned this',
and that /24 route is leaking outside of their AS via PCCW
due to dodgy filters/communities.