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Articles in popular publications (e.g., newspaper, magazine or opinion websites) written by Citizen Lab staff.

Characterizing Large-scale Routing Anomalies: A Case Study of the China Telecom Incident

In April 2010, China Telecom’s network announced incorrect paths to 50,000 IP prefixes, referred to as a “hijack”. The politically sensitive nature of some of the IP prefixes that were hijacked brought this incident to the attention of the US government. It raises many important questions about how we characterize and reason about large-scale routing incidents when they occur.