Some truth about Comcast - WikiLeaks style

Jeffrey Lyon jeffrey.lyon at
Tue Dec 14 01:54:13 CST 2010

gin-nto-icore1 is a Tata router at Equinix in NY. Whether or not that
port belongs to Comcast is anyone's guess.


On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 1:39 AM, Justin M. Streiner
<streiner at> wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Dec 2010, Jack Bates wrote:
>> On 12/13/2010 11:07 PM, Backdoor Santa wrote:
>>>  Ever wonder what Comcast's connections to the Internet look like? In the
>>>  tradition of WikiLeaks, someone stumbled upon these graphs of their TATA
>>>  links.
>> Forgive me for being the skeptic, but I presume there is at least a
>> traceroute  with rDNS mentioning one of the 3 10G interfaces on
>> gin-nto-icore1 from comcast?
>> It's not like the image lists the customer name on it; disregarding
>> photoshop concerns. At least wikileaks documents look like they came from
>> the government and have lots of details. :)
> Agreed.  There's no independently verifiable detail to lend any credence to
> the source(s) of the data.  It just shows some 10G links flat-topping due to
> saturation.  There's not enough here to get particularly excited.
> jms

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