"potential new and different architectural approach" to solve the Comcast - L3 dispute

Benson Schliesser bensons at queuefull.net
Fri Dec 17 12:11:26 CST 2010


On Dec 17, 2010, at 11:35 AM, Jeff Wheeler wrote:

> ... Level3 must think that their business
> would be better off with regulatory oversight of peering, or they
> would not have taken this action. 

And they might be correct in thinking that, if we assume the peering ecosystem is changing i.e. such that traditional "backbones" are being bypassed.  Regulatory oversight might have the effect of locking-in today's interconnect regime, which would be ideal for Level(3).

Cheers,
-Benson





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