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Re: Verio Decides what parts of the internet to drop

  • From: Tony Li
  • Date: Fri Dec 03 03:12:55 1999

> It's a PITA and not the cleanest of methods, but until all the backbones
> quit filtering /24s it's what we have to do. The other alternative (and
> we've considered it) is to obtain a much larger space directly from ARIN and
> burn the unused space. Then we could remove the last bit of static routing
> and use BGP4 as we should.

Wouldn't it be nice if backbones got around to simply charging for annoucements
and quit this arbitrary filtering?