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Re: Low AS - Number

  • From: Dorian Kim
  • Date: Mon Apr 21 13:09:47 2003

On Mon, Apr 21, 2003 at 12:14:54PM -0400, Richard A Steenbergen wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 21, 2003 at 12:10:34PM -0400, Mike (meuon) Harrison wrote:
> > 
> > ------- And to get completely off topic.. Why/how would you use 
> > an ASN for marketing purposes? And should this even be considered..
> > except as a tongue in cheek geek thing? 
> Nonsense. One of the first things new/large companies do is buy someone
> with a low ASN and take it over. Look at QWest, Verio, etc. In fact,

If that was the prime motiviation for picking an ASN, Verio would be 
AS93, or AS97, or AS114, or AS253, etc, etc..  not AS2914.