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Re: [OT] Connexion {Was: Re: [routing-wg]BGP Update Report}

  • From: Steven M. Bellovin
  • Date: Sun Sep 10 12:28:39 2006

On Sun, 10 Sep 2006 09:08:56 -0500, Netfortius <[email protected]>

> Just wondering this, myself. I travel fairly frequently between US and Europe, 
> and Lufthansa was recently my choice, exclusively because of this service. 
> Perhaps with the interdiction of computing devices on board (have not 
> travelled since the UK incident, so I am not sure if the new rules of flying 
> naked affect all flights?!?) there won't - obviously - be much of a need for 
> an Internet connection ... 
The main issue, from what I read, is that too few airlines followed suit.
In particular, most American airlines were far too strapped financially to
invest in the necessary equipment.

		--Steven M. Bellovin,