Why do some providers require IPv6 /64 PA space to have public whois?

Darius Jahandarie djahandarie at gmail.com
Sun Dec 9 02:14:25 UTC 2012


On Sat, Dec 8, 2012 at 7:12 PM, Dan Luedtke <mail at danrl.de> wrote:
> Off-topic but somehow important to me:
>> HE has an open-peering policy (AFAIK);
>> which basically means that tunnelbroker.net traffic is free for
>> hetzner.de
>
> Is that true?
> That would be great!

Just because companies A and B don't have a customer relationship
doesn't mean all their interactions with each other are free.

So no, it's not true. Costs come from needing to buy bigger routers,
bigger waves or fiber to the exchanges, bigger ports on the exchanges,
etc.

"Peering is a scam."

-- 
Darius Jahandarie



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