Verio Decides what parts of the internet to drop

Deepak Jain deepak at
Fri Dec 3 16:33:24 UTC 1999

Without trying to talk about this specific class B incident, what would 
the "official" line be if a customer with their own class B designed to 
announce half with one transit provider on the West Coast, and the other 
half with another transit provider on the East Coast? 

I don't think I have heard of customers being required to maintain 
contiguous networks.

Deepak Jain

On Fri, 3 Dec 1999, Randy Bush wrote:

> > Wouldn't it be nice if backbones got around to simply charging for
> > annoucements and quit this arbitrary filtering?
> thanks geoff. :-)
> and how would charging for announcements have ameliorated the 129/8
> disaster?  ahhh,  when they tried to announce those 50k /24s, the check
> would have bounced!  
> randy

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