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Re: Cable & Wireless "de-peering"?!?
On Sun, May 06, 2001 at 02:27:37AM -0400, Daniel Golding wrote: > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > And now, to "drop the bomb"... Sorry, didn't see this because you're posting from an open relay listed in RSS, so it went into a spam folder. You might want to talk to your mail provider or something. (see http://mail-abuse.org/cgi-bin/nph-rss-sview?126.96.36.199) > The other issue is that this isn't just C&W vs FNSI. The word on the > street is that C&W is engaged in a "Kamikazee Peering" strategy in > order to boost transit revenues. Rumor has it that other recipients > of the C&W nasty-gram include Level 3, Telia, NetRail, XO, and Verio. > There are certain to be others as well. I can't swear on a stack of > bibles that these folks have gotten the letter, but that's the story, > at least. If true, then we are talking about a reasonable chunk of > the commodity Internet. Yes, this is a different game. > #3 - Well, I doubt it. At least one ISP has already crumbled and > agreed to a settlement with C&W. Shame. > #4 - Yep. C&W's actions and the resulting disruptions in service that > we'll see because of them, over the next 30 days, mark a new chapter > in peering disputes. Should be interesting to see how it all pans > out. It would be nice if this action did end up hurting C&W more than any other individual provider... will it? Depends on who crumbles -- John Payne http://www.sackheads.org/jpayne/ firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.sackheads.org/uce/ Fax: +44 870 0547954 To send me mail, use the address in the From: header