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Re: Cable & Wireless "de-peering"?!?
From: John Payne <john () sackheads org>
Date: Sun, 6 May 2001 22:57:58 -0700


On Sun, May 06, 2001 at 02:27:37AM -0400, Daniel Golding wrote:
 
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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?64.112.90.81)

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

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