IPv6 internet broken, cogent/telia/hurricane not peering

Deepak Jain deepak at ai.net
Mon Oct 12 16:23:52 UTC 2009

Perhaps someone from HE can re-confirm their open peering policy for us?

If they aren't (open) anymore, I'm impressed by the bravado...


----- Original Message -----
From: Marco Hogewoning <marcoh at marcoh.net>
To: Patrick W. Gilmore <patrick at ianai.net>
Cc: NANOG list <nanog at nanog.org>
Sent: Mon Oct 12 12:15:34 2009
Subject: Re: IPv6 internet broken, cogent/telia/hurricane not peering

On Oct 12, 2009, at 6:09 PM, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:

> It is sad to see that networks which used to care about  
> connectivity, peering, latency, etc., when they are small change  
> their mind when they are "big".  The most recent example is Cogent,  
> an open peer who decided to turn down peers when they reached  
> transit free status.
> I never thought HE would be one of those networks.

Do we have any proof it's HE rejecting peering or is it that Cogent en  
Telia alike that are to proud to ask and think they can have a piece  
of the pie as they did with v4 ?


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