Why don't ISPs peer with everyone?
Murphy, Jay, DOH
Jay.Murphy at state.nm.us
Mon Jun 6 22:26:35 UTC 2011
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From: rucasbrown at hushmail.com [mailto:rucasbrown at hushmail.com]
Sent: Monday, June 06, 2011 4:20 PM
To: nanog at nanog.org
Subject: Why don't ISPs peer with everyone?
I wouldn't consider myself a network engineer, nor do I have any
formal training, but why don't ISPs peer with every other ISP? It
would only save EVERYONE money if they did this, no? Only issue I
see is with possibly hijacked / malicious AS owners, but that's not
very common to do without being caught.
All the whole "don't peer with this guy" only makes your customers
have worse latencies and paths to other people, making the Internet
PS: sorry if I sent this twice; client lagged a bit.
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