Why don't ISPs peer with everyone?

George Herbert george.herbert at gmail.com
Mon Jun 6 17:51:45 CDT 2011


On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 3:39 PM,  <bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com> wrote:
>
> its not always about money.  sometimes its reputation.

And also reasonably hygene, and both individual and community self defense.

There are some less competent network operators out there (and even
good ones have bad days).  And some of the people out there speaking
BGP want to do really malign things with internet traffic, like hijack
and snoop, inject spam, sometimes injecting spam by hijacking someone
else's net temporarily, create malware sites, hack others, etc.


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-george william herbert
george.herbert at gmail.com




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