Cogent and Google no longer peered via IPv6

David Freedman david.freedman at
Wed May 4 19:05:47 CEST 2011

> Hello Tore,
> here is the statement of our Peering department:
> "[...] we don't peer with Google because they don't meet
> our peering policy and as a result we will not get this v6 route."

Well, that will won't bode well for single homed Cogent customers on World
IPv6 day, Even if Cogent can send the ICMPv6 unreachable and the customer
doesn't filter it on the way back, I wonder how many stacks will notice
and provide the user a good experience with Google page loads.


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