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Re: Cogent/Level 3 depeering

  • From: jmalcolm
  • Date: Wed Oct 05 22:26:55 2005

Daniel Golding writes:
>They can. Cogent has transit and is preventing traffic from traversing its
>transit connection to reach Level(3). Level(3) does not have transit - they
>are in a condition of settlement free interconnection (SFI). The ball is in
>Cogent's court. This is not the first time or the second that they have
>chosen to partition.

One could also say that L3 has chosen to configure the links they have
with Cogent not to pass their traffic, and has therefore caused this
current situation. Both of these statements are equally true and
possess approximately equal usefulness.