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Re: MCI WORLDCOM TO PAY $3.5 MILLION
On Sun, 12 November 2000, "Mark Mentovai" wrote: > The drive to "slam" is pushed by dollars. I can't think of any situation in > which someone might profit from announcing address space without > authorization. The problems facing the Internet are mostly due to laziness > and lack of clue, enabled by an experimental infrastructure designed to > support neither of these things. IP assumes non-hostile, non-lazy, and > non-clueless nodes. Sure it is. When I asked why did providers announced addresses improperly, I've been told by both Sprint and UUNET engineers "because they paid us and you don't."