Matt Zimmerman <email@example.com> writes:
> because you're using THEIR resources to do so, without
> explicit permission from them.
That's a repetition of the same position that's been stated over and
over, without justification. If A sends to B directly in the absence
of an advertised route, A is "stealing" resources from B. If B sends
to A indirectly through A's transit provider, then B is "stealing"
resources from A. What makes the former case worse in your mind than
the latter, when it results in higher reliability, lower cost, and a
The latter is not "stealing", it's sending packets to the advertised route.
The former is "stealing", it's sending packets to an unannounced route.