peering, derivatives, and big brother

George Bonser gbonser at seven.com
Mon Dec 13 14:28:45 CST 2010


> The electricity spot market is close to your definition of
> "perishable":
> 
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electricity_market
> 
> It has a derivative market, google for "electricity derivatives" will
> give you some papers and models.
> 
> I'm pretty sure electricity and bandwidth share some patterns.
> 
> Now who wants to be the Enron of the bandwidth market? :)



Enron actually WAS dealing in bandwidth at one point:

http://www.internetnews.com/xSP/article.php/253861/Enron-Opens-Bandwidth
-Commodity-Trading-Service.htm






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