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Re: No one behind the wheel at WorldCom

  • From: Richard A Steenbergen
  • Date: Sat Jul 13 22:46:41 2002

On Sat, Jul 13, 2002 at 10:20:01PM -0400, Richard A Steenbergen wrote:
> Supposidly Level 3 requires IRR filtering on their peers, but do they
> actually try to enforce this? I know they do an excellent job maintaining
> their own IRR entries, but I'm certain they peer with people who don't
> have a current db. Probably not, since the vast majority of their current
> peers don't meet their current peering requirements. :)

Hehehe ok someone answered this question for me privately...

For example:

> whois -h
descr:         Proxy-registered route object for Sprint :-)
origin:        AS7136
remarks:       auto-generated route object
remarks:       this next line gives the robot something to recognize
remarks:       The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog.
remarks:       This route object is for a Sprint customer route
remarks:       which is being exported under this origin AS.
remarks:       This route object was created because no existing
remarks:       route object with the same origin was found, and
remarks:       we really just wanted to help out those poor Sprint
remarks:       folks who have an aversion to registering routes.
remarks:       We hope they have a sense of humor.
remarks:       Please contact [email protected]
remarks:       if you have any questions regarding this object.
mnt-by:        SPRINT-MNT
changed:       [email protected] 20020626
source:        LEVEL3

Richard A Steenbergen <[email protected]>
PGP Key ID: 0x138EA177  (67 29 D7 BC E8 18 3E DA  B2 46 B3 D8 14 36 FE B6)