Cogent cutting links to Russia?

William Herrin bill at
Fri Mar 4 23:45:54 UTC 2022

On Fri, Mar 4, 2022 at 1:15 PM Bryan Fields <Bryan at> wrote:
> On 3/4/22 3:52 PM, Martin Hannigan wrote:
> > I would argue they don't have much of a choice:
> >
> > "The economic sanctions put in place as a result of the invasion and the
> > increasingly uncertain security situation make it impossible for Cogent to
> > continue to provide you with service."
> But Tier 1's don't pay for peering.

With the sanctions in place, how would Cogent get paid for providing service?

William Herrin
bill at

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