Waiving the AUP for CIDRization

Pushpendra Mohta pushp at CERF.NET
Fri Apr 15 17:38:06 UTC 1994

I cant speak for everyone else, but I welcome the waiving of the
AUP for this purpose. And no, I wont yank my CIX connection till the
dust settles on the new architecture.

This will however open up a whole bunch of routing asymetry and related
trouble shooting problems.


Pushpendra Mohta              pushp at cerf.net        +1 619 455 3908
Director of Engineering       pushp at sdsc.bitnet     +1 800 876 2373

Stephen Wolff writes:
> If NSF were to waive the NSFNET Backbone Service AUP **for the sole 
> purpose of assisting providers in effective CIDRization/aggregation to 
> avoid Internet collapse**, would that be of any help?
> I have alerted the NSF Counsel to this possibility, and they are of 
> course concerned that everyone will cancel their current commercial 
> contracts, switch their traffic to NSFNET, and hurl all the private 
> providers into bankruptcy.
> I should welcome your comments; if you support the idea (the waiver, not
> hurtling into ruin), I may also enlist your help convincing Counsel and
> the IG. 
> -s

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