Cogent for ISP bandwidth

Marshall Eubanks marshall.eubanks at
Thu May 17 12:55:02 UTC 2012

On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 12:46 AM, PC <paul4004 at> wrote:
> While there may be other grounds for telling them not to call you, the
> do not call list is not one of them as it does not apply to business
> to business solicitations.
> "The national Do-Not-Call list protects home voice or personal
> wireless phone numbers only. While you may be able to register a
> business number, your registration will not make telephone
> solicitations to that number unlawful."

Also, (from )

The Do-Not-Call registry does not prevent all unwanted calls. It does
not cover the following:

     calls from organizations with which you have established a
business relationship;

And, in this case, there is a previously established  business relationship.


> On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 7:45 PM, Darius Jahandarie
> <djahandarie at> wrote:
>> On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 9:37 PM, Paul Stewart <paul at> wrote:
>> > I liked Cogent when we had them years ago but due to routing instability
>> > (off the charts) and unplanned down time every single month we dropped
>> > them..... they call me every 3-6 months (different person each time) and I
>> > tell them to go away....
>> You know, if you're in the U.S., on the No Call list, and you tell
>> them specifically not to call you again, they're doing something
>> illegal and can be fined up to $16,000 dollars for it. Though I hear
>> that the FTC doesn't actually enforce it too well. May want to try
>> waving the stick at them at least.
>> --
>> Darius Jahandarie

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