From the last couple of hours there is a high noise ongoing on the outage
mailing list (which is a bit focused on outages within the US) about
Century Link / Level3 AS3356 outage.
As of now people are reporting of outage + fact that stale routes are still
visible. Level3 is one of the upstreams of many Indian networks like Airtel
AS9498, Jio AS64049, Sify AS9583 etc. Besides a lot of downstreams behind
Details about the outage are not very clear so far but likely limited to US
and Europe. Expect issues in connectivity with content and eyeballs in
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From: Lukas Tribus via Outages <outages(a)outages.org>
Date: Sun, Aug 30, 2020 at 6:03 PM
Subject: [outages] 3356 does not WITHDRAW bgp routes
As previously mentioned by Stephen Flynn, 3356 does not WITHDRAW stale
bgp routes, can be confirmed with AT&T's route server at (telnet
Stale routes from 1 hour + are still announced by 3356.
This is causing blackholing.
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