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Is multihoming hard? [was: DNS amplification]

On 3/20/2013 12:36 PM, Brielle Bruns wrote:
> On 3/20/13 6:40 AM, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:
>> I don't know a single ISP that wants to throttle growth by not
>> accepting additional customers, BGP speaking or not. (I do know
>> several that want to throttle growth through not upgrading their
>> links because they have a captive audience they are trying to ransom.
>> But that is neither relevant to this discussion, not controversial -
>> unless you are paid by one of those ISPs....)
> Ran across more then one in the Idaho/Oregon/Washington State area that
> told me it was "too hard" for them to do BGP with customers, or my
> favorite, that it would cost over 1k USD for setup, and 500 USD a month
> to do a BGP session with them from our rack in their data center.
> Some are either just lazy or incompetent.

Some just want to justify HUGE blocks of IP space to the RIR too.