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Exactly. All these comments about how rude cloudflare is forget this style of public shaming of AS’s that can’t perform basic hygiene on their own network has been the norm rather than the exception for over twenty years. And further, all the surprise that cloudflare was quick to report - here’s the deal: bgp doesn’t lie. The second something is wrong, everyone knows who did it. There’s zero mystery. It’s not like some grand caper that takes months of investigations. Operators basically have one rule - don’t leak bad routes to everyone else. That’s pretty much the only rule that’s a constant. When you break it your karma goes to zero, everyone dumps on you but life goes on.



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