Inevitable death, was Re: Verizon Public Policy on Netflix

Paul S. contact at
Tue Jul 15 04:07:34 UTC 2014

On 7/15/2014 午後 12:51, Brett Glass wrote:
> But regardless of the financial arrangements, such a connection 
> doesn't require an ASN or BGP. In fact, it doesn't even require a 
> registered IP address at either end! A simple Ethernet connection (or 
> a leased line of any kind, in fact; it could just as well be a virtual 
> circuit) and a static route would work just fine.
> --Brett Glass
> At 09:35 PM 7/14/2014, Mike Lyon wrote:
>> So if Netflix was at 1850 Pearl, you wouldn't be able to peer with 
>> them anyways cuz u have no ASN?

Why would any content network (realistically) be interested in manually 
maintaining your prefixes in their routing table? BGP exists for a 
reason, you really should be using it.

The fact that you don't have an ASN means that automatically creating 
said static routes based on data from some IRRd is likely more trouble 
than it's likely to be worth as well.

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