Cogent cutting links to Russia?

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Mon Mar 7 20:46:06 UTC 2022


> On Mar 7, 2022, at 07:07 , Masataka Ohta <mohta at necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp> wrote:
> 
> JeffP wrote:
> 
>> Actually, try this:
>> https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/jy0628
> 
> Are you saying "sanctioning numerous Russian elites and their
> family members" has something to do with NANOG?
> 
> 						Masataka Ohta

Well, if the sanctions in question end up causing network changes or disruptions, then, yeah, I’d say it has something to do with NANOG.

If that’s the basis on which Cogent is choosing to disconnect a bunch of Russian customers, then, yeah, that would fall into that category.

Owen



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