Renesys Blog Article [Was: Re: the Intercage mess]

Paul Ferguson fergdawgster at gmail.com
Wed Sep 24 19:53:00 CDT 2008


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On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 5:41 PM, Joe Provo <nanog-post at rsuc.gweep.net>
wrote:

>
> The spine to do it left with suits minding the store & managing to
> the tune of fickle investors.  For the same reason just refusing
> deaggregates has become difficult: the bad guys shield themselves
> by sitting in the same prefix/ASNs with sites your paying customers
> wish to reach.   The suits are interested in
> - avoiding PR hassles
> - low call rates into the support centers
> - lower customer-churn numbers for their investor calls
>
> Therefore anyone with time & energy to block badness where there
> is collateral damage rarely has the stamina or internal political
> capital to have the suits' spin machine on their side.   More
> network companies that are privately held with actual technocrats
> at the helm might help bring a vision beyond commoditization and
> marketing.
>

Just a side-note: Rensys has an interesting blog article up today on this
Atrivo/Intercage "mess":

http://www.renesys.com/blog/2008/09/internet_vigilantism_1.shtml

FYI,

- - ferg

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