Why don't ISPs peer with everyone?

bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com
Tue Jun 7 04:17:33 CDT 2011


 in this context, anyone who is a BGP speaker is an ISP.

/bill

On Tue, Jun 07, 2011 at 07:34:25AM +0300, Hank Nussbacher wrote:
> On Mon, 6 Jun 2011, rucasbrown at hushmail.com wrote:
> 
> Please define ISP.
> 
> -Hank
> 
> >Hello,
> >
> >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
> >less healthy.
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Rucas
> >
> >PS: sorry if I sent this twice; client lagged a bit.
> >
> >




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