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View Diary: "This Is What Egypt's Cut-Off Of The Internet Looks Like:" (Graphics/Charts) (161 comments)

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  •  BGP doesn't work like that. (0+ / 0-)

    And collision domains, for the most part, are a thing of the past.  GigE and greater effectively have point to point collision domains.  

    Yes, things might slow, but losing Egypt (even for transit) wouldn't knock out much beyond the ISPs that stopped announcing their prefixes.  

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