all the mails on Filtering

Joe Provo nanog-post at
Thu Nov 14 00:29:23 UTC 2002

On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 10:45:15AM -0800, Harsha Narayan wrote:
>   But it appears that there are many cases where customers prefer 
> to take a prefix from the ISP rather than an RIR even if it is a 
> /19 or a /20 - for example from the /11 of a big ISP, there are 50 
> /19s and /20s which are multihoming assignments.
>   I was told that this saves the cost of RIR membership for the 
> customer.

When shaving pennies, be sure you don't slice off your thumb.  And 
if you do, don't blame someone else.

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