Yahoo, Google, Microsoft contact?

Christopher L. Morrow christopher.morrow at verizonbusiness.com
Fri Feb 3 16:47:52 UTC 2006


On Fri, 3 Feb 2006, Per Heldal wrote:

>
> On Thu, 02 Feb 2006 22:39:59 -0500, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu said:
> > On the other hand, he *does* have a valid point.  Why *do* we keep seeing
> > queries for the same networks?
>
> Because no-one has the balls to punish them in a way that really hurt
> their bottom line. It's mostly about companies where ops are not allowed
> to work on problems not related to paying customers. I bet their
> bean-counters would create accounts for misc-problems in record time if
> the top 10 transit networks would null-route their AS'es for a while.

uhm, where's the incentive in that for a 'tier-1' provider? most of the
folks mentioned are customers or peers, so there exists a contact path
already...



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