Re: [Sidr] [OPSEC] pccw as17557 leak...

Joe Abley <jabley@ca.afilias.info> Tue, 04 March 2008 15:25 UTC

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On 4-Mar-2008, at 10:14, Vishwas Manral wrote:

> I was talking about the RIPE whois and other related tools that RIPE
> provides, when I looked at the link given below:
> http://www.ripe.net/news/study-youtube-hijacking.html
>
> As the tools cannot be accessed using https but using http, the tools
> cannot be used in a guaranteed fashion. We cannot build scripts over
> the tools and feel the information.

I had no idea they were available over http. Everybody I know who uses  
them uses whois.

As to "cannot build", that doesn't seem to be an opinion shared by the  
many ISPs who "have built".


Joe
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