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Re: AS8584 taking over the internet
From: "Jay R. Ashworth" <jra () scfn thpl lib fl us>
Date: Thu, 9 Apr 1998 21:42:55 -0400

On Fri, Apr 10, 1998 at 12:16:50AM +0000, Michael Shields wrote:
In article <3.0.3.32.19980409083628.03cebbe8 () mailhost ip-plus net>,
philip bridge <bridge () ip-plus net> wrote:
That is of course laudible. But the point has to be made that AS8584 is in
Israel. In an environment when a small ISP in a small country can cause a
lot of damage to the global Internet, a way has to be found to efficiently
propogate this knowledge far and wide.

I don't understand this point.  Would you have been happier if they
were a small ISP in the United States?  How about India?  Finland?
Why does it matter that AS8584 is in Israel?

I believe that the implication was that: 1) they're not directly
connected to any of the major _US_ backbones, and 2) they're on the
other end of a fairly thin hose.

And they can _still_ hose things this badly.

This speaks not well of the architecture involved.

Cheers,
-- jra
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