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For the amount this cost them, they should have bought CloudFlare. If you play with [global BGP anycast] you are bound to get burned. This is not the first time that BGP took out your entire routing. This is probably not the last time that BPG will take out your entire routing. Whoever's job it was to watch the routing, I am sorry.

Pulling your own worldwide routes because you have too much automation; it will make a good story once it's filtered down a bit! Icarus was barely up in the air, too early for a fall.

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