Cogent - Google - HE Fun

Matthew Kaufman matthew at
Sun Mar 13 18:20:03 UTC 2016

I come to the opposite conclusion - that this situation can persist with apparently no business impact to either party shows that IPv6 is still unnecessary.

Matthew Kaufman

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> On Mar 13, 2016, at 7:31 AM, Dennis Burgess <dmburgess at> wrote:
> In the end, google has made a choice. I think these kinds of choices will delay IPv6 adoption.  
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Damien Burke [mailto:damien at] 
> Sent: Friday, March 11, 2016 2:51 PM
> To: Mark Tinka <mark.tinka at>; Owen DeLong <owen at>; Dennis Burgess <dmburgess at>
> Cc: North American Network Operators' Group <nanog at>
> Subject: RE: Cogent - Google - HE Fun
> Just received an updated statement from cogent support:
> "We appreciate your concerns. This is a known issue that originates with Google as it is up to their discretion as to how they announce routes to us v4 or v6. 
> Once again, apologies for any inconvenience."
> And:
> "The SLA does not cover route transit beyond our network. We cannot route to IPs that are not announced to us by the IP owner, directly or through a network peer."

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