FYI: Internet gridlock article

Avi Freedman freedman at
Tue Jul 16 17:30:54 UTC 1996

>from the article:
>"Some ISPs, overwhelmed by the volume of traffic, are using reflective routing 
>to reduce their own loads. When traffic destined for another ISP's network 
>arrives at the router, reflective routing does not send the traffic on to the 
>destination ISP but bounces it back where it came from, further complicating 
>the work of the Internet's routers. "
>into each day a little light(heartedness) must fall, you just
>made my day.
>Jeff Young
>young at

Hmm...  Where on CIO is the IOS w/ reflective routing?



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