BGP offloading (fixing legacy router BGP scalability issues)

goemon at goemon at
Mon Apr 6 18:04:47 UTC 2015

On Fri, 3 Apr 2015, Valdis.Kletnieks at wrote:
> We've been down this road before - we've had our own problems on this
> side of the puddle with transit providers who refused to deal with problem
> customers because the provider billed by the packet, and the customers were
> good about paying their bill - so dealing with the problem caused less packets
> and thus less revenue.

At least in the US the provider could be charged with willful negligence 
and face liability.

But in most cases RBL is enough pressure to get the US providers to do 
the right thing.


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