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Re: Cogent/Level 3 depeering
John Payne wrote:
Okay. I always figured that the difference between peering and transit was that you paid for one and not the other. I had no idea that when you bought transit from someone, you weren't automatically buying transit to _all_ of that providers other connections.
Interesting. Balkanization of the Internet anyone? As one other commenter hinted at, it does sound like a recipe for encouraging multi-homing, even at the lowest levels. How many ASN's can the system handle currently?