Cogent leaking /32s?

Joe Greco jgreco at
Fri Oct 2 13:27:30 UTC 2009

> We had a problem with cogent about a year ago.  Somehow.. cymru was
> announcing a /32 of ours and black holing it for whatever reason.  It
> was removed but wasn't happy that cogent was allowing cymru to do this
> sort of action.  To this date we do not have a valid reason from cogent
> on why they allowed this to happen.

Of course, if it was accidental, then there wouldn't be a "valid reason"
why "they allowed."

It could be more helpful to indicate what they did tell you.

... JG
Joe Greco - Network Services - Milwaukee, WI -
"We call it the 'one bite at the apple' rule. Give me one chance [and] then I
won't contact you again." - Direct Marketing Ass'n position on e-mail spam(CNN)
With 24 million small businesses in the US alone, that's way too many apples.

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