Collocation Access

Joe Abley jabley at ca.afilias.info
Mon Oct 23 16:02:20 UTC 2006


On 23-Oct-2006, at 11:54, Craig Holland wrote:

> I just ran into something for the first time, and apparently it  
> isn’t that uncommon.  AT&T was asked to install a circuit into a  
> collocation facility where, like any I’ve been into, required them  
> to show a government ID.

In a similar vein, it'd be nice if colo facilities who require  
government-issued ID could be taught that there is actually more than  
one government in the world, and that if they mean "US-federal-or- 
state-government-issued" they should say so.

(They let me in eventually with a passport. But if they're going to  
trust a foreign-issued passport as photo id, it's not really that  
obvious to me why they wouldn't trust a foreign-issued driving  
licence. It's not like they can really tell whether either of them  
are forged.)


Joe




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