Policy Statement on Address Space Allocations

Scott Huddle writes:
>> Name a backbone which doesn't come into the San Francisco Bay Area.
>Um, all of the rest of the world's providers.

Backbone, Scott. Backbone. You, Sprint, PSI, Alternet,
Net-99, etc. All the rest of the world's providers are getting
transit from some backbone. If all the transit backbones are in the
area the problem is merely political.

They aren't... ICM, Pipex, and Dante to name three. Sprintlink
may play nice and handle ICM, what do you plan to do to address the

And for the next trick, how do you scale your solution to the next
site? Does your solution require sites of all the backbone providers
to be at each metropolitan exchange? Doesn't this put a limit
in the number of providers that can do this?