Cogent cutting links to Russia?

Martin Hannigan hannigan at
Fri Mar 11 19:28:51 UTC 2022

On Fri, Mar 4, 2022 at 5:17 PM Aaron Wendel <aaron at>

> I think you're reading it incorrectly.
> The US government and many other countries have imposed sanctions
> against Russia and barred businesses in those countries from doing
> business in Russia.  Cogent is a US based company and, even if it
> operates on foreign jurisdictions through subsidiaries, has issues
> providing services to sanctioned entities.  That's how I read the
> excerpt provided.
> Aaron


I picked this up via news related to Lumen and Russia today.

"We decided to disconnect the network due to increased security risk inside

Warm regards,

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