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RE: multi-homing fixed

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Tue Aug 28 22:57:28 2001

> The real problem with most basement multi-homers is they go with the
> cheapest local service they can get, often from someone clueless with one
> POP / one path.  To fix this, they add another cheap, local, clueless
> service and pray they don't get clueless at the same time.  Then they
> inflict bad judgement on the rest of the Internet by demanding their routes
> be distributed.  Bad plan.

what is interestingly bad about this plan is that it attempts to save the
basement-dweller money at the expense of everyone else.  and that's the
point of the filtering story.