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Re: Cogent/Level 3 depeering
On 05/10/2005, at 8:41 PM, Todd Vierling wrote:
Ok, I'll state the obvious first ...."Isn't BGP supposed to work around this sort of thing?"
BGP is a routing protocol, the economics of its implementation bears no resemblance to implied or otherwise connectivity.
This comes down to a little more than just "depeering" -- at least in theThat would assume that cogent is paying someone to transit their routes to L3. Which I can deduce is not the case.
What nature of clause? I consider deliberately filtering prefixes or originI'm not familiar with the concept of a 'common backbone BGP use policy". The best analogy I can think of is ....
"A commodity appears at first sight an extremely obvious, trivial thing. But its analysis brings out that it is a very strange thing, abounding in metaphysical subtleties and theological niceties."
-- Karl Marx.
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