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Tier 2 ingress filtering

On Thu, 28 Mar 2013 17:16:48 -0000, bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com said:
> is there a clear understanding of  "the edge" in the network operations
> community?  in a simpler world, it was not that difficult, but interconnect
> has blossomed and grown all sorts of noodly appendages/extentions.  I fear
> that edge does not mean what you think it means anymore.

For 5 9's worth of eyeball networks hanging off consumer-grade ADSL and cable
connections, it's still the edge and still trivially filterable.    If that's a
problem, the ISP can upsell a business-class connection that doesn't filter. ;)

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