Need BGP clueful contact at Global Crossing

Matthew Petach mpetach at
Fri Dec 15 01:01:16 UTC 2006

On 12/14/06, Lasher, Donn <DLasher at> wrote:
> On 14 Dec 2006 09:47:46 -0500, Michael A. Patton <MAP at> wrote:
> >> If there are any BGP clueful contacts at Global Crossing listening
> (or
> >> if someone listening wants to forward this to them :-), I would
> >> appreciate your getting in touch.
> >Out of curiousity, why do you think anyone here on NANOG would be
> willing to bother the
> >clueful contacts they know at provider (X) based on an email like this?
> It's absolutely
> >content-free.
> Having been on both sides of an issue like this one, I'd much rather see
> polite requests like the original requestor, rather than a 10 page dump
> on why provider X is severely borked. Good netiquette, seems to me.

10 page dump is excessive; but a one or two line
"I'm seeing bad advertisements from AS ZZZZ at the following peering
location" goes a long way to explain what the need and urgency is
around the issue.

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