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Re: BGP Security and PKI Hierarchies

  • From: David Barak
  • Date: Tue Nov 29 09:32:06 2005
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--- Richard A Steenbergen <[email protected]> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 29, 2005 at 10:21:53AM +0000,
> [email protected] wrote:
> > 
> > It's hard to imagine an organization who can
> afford to run
> > a network using BGP to announce a class C block
> and not
> > be able to afford $1250 per year.
> Sounds like a failure of imagination to me.

The statement Michael forgot was "using PI space" -
lots of "Bob's bait & tackle shop" types of operations
use BGP to announce a /24 to two providers.  I have
yet to find an organization which is concerned about
getting new PI space which would have a problem paying
that amount per year.  They may exist, but they're
certainly not the majority of the groups looking for

David Barak
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