Cogent & HE

Owen DeLong owen at
Thu Jun 9 07:56:37 UTC 2011

On Jun 8, 2011, at 1:10 PM, Ken Chase wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 08, 2011 at 03:05:05PM -0500, Richard A Steenbergen said:
>> global reachability, in the hopes that it will strengthen their 
>> strategic position for peering in the long term (i.e. they both want to 
>> be an "IPv6 Tier 1").
>> I'm not making a judgement call about the rightness or wrongness of the 
>> strategy (and after all, it clearly hasn't been THAT big of an issue 
>> considering that it has been this way for MANY months), but to attempt 
>> to "blame" one party for this issue is the height of absurdity. PR 
>> stunts and cake baking not withstanding, they're both equally complicit.
> So we have to buy from BOTH HE and Cogent?! Sounds like market fixing to me! :/
Not at all... You can peer with HE.

Try that with Cogent and then tell me it's the same.


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