Query: What policies do backbone providers use to determine IP ownership
Richard A. Steenbergen
ras at e-gerbil.net
Thu May 24 17:32:23 UTC 2001
On Thu, May 24, 2001 at 03:16:17AM -0400, Deepak Jain wrote:
> I have seen dueling routes more often than I'd like to recall.
> No one wants to use space that isn't 100% routable. Assuming A has any
> peers, some traffic will go there and dead-end. Any customer in the
> block will be unhappy. B will eventually give up. A would be foolish
> to assign customers in the block until B has given up.
> If A is a much better connected network than B (since B is acting like
> an ass) the process is much more definitive.
When in doubt, A's lawyers contacting B usually helps them convince C to
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