transit across the ixs

Nathan Stratton nathan at
Mon Feb 15 03:02:53 UTC 1999

On Sun, 14 Feb 1999, Randy Bush wrote:

> you might be amused to write a bit of code to see if your ix peers are
> giving you next-hops of other provider(s).  it is clear that a number of
> providers are selling transit across the ixs.  not at all cool.
> we can't decide whether to force next hop on their routes, or keep watching
> and de-peer them if they do not cease and desist.  what do others do in this
> circumstance?

I know of two major providers who are (well were 12 months ago) doing
this. I would call them up and try to get them to quit, if not and you can
afford it force next hop.

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