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ISPs with AS's WAS Re: How many ISPs are out there?
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- Date: Tue Jul 24 11:29:38 2001
On Tue, 24 Jul 2001 Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Jul 2001 10:40:50 EDT, email@example.com said:
> > My understanding is that as long as you get a
> > block from former class C or "the swamp", you should be visible
> > everywhere. We recently requested, and got a /21 from 65/8 from Sprint.
> > A phone call and some pleading got them to change that to 22.214.171.124/21
> Having a prefix that happens to be visible from everywhere is different
> than having a prefix that belongs to an ASN. Your mail was unclear as
> to whether your /21 was its own seperate ASN or not.
I didn't word that email well at all. 126.96.36.199/21 belongs to our
> I have to wonder why a phone call and pleading were needed to get
> it out of 65/8 - was your /21 being filtered or hidden in some way?
I pleaded to get it changed from 65/8 to 208/8. I *assumed* that having a
/21 from 65/8 would get us filtered by Verio (at least), but that a /21
from 208/8 should not be filtered anywhere.
James Smallacombe PlantageNet, Inc. CEO and Janitor