Level 3 Communications Issues Statement Concerning Comcast's Actions

Florian Weimer fweimer at bfk.de
Tue Nov 30 02:56:48 CST 2010


* Seth Mattinen:

> On 11/29/2010 14:49, Aaron Wendel wrote:
>> A customer pays them for access to the Internet.  If that access demands
>> more infrastructure then Comcast needs to build out the infrastructure and
>> pass on the costs to the customers demanding it.
>> 
>
> But then Comcast might have to raise prices on their customers. This way
> they don't.

Level 3 could do some routing tomography and make sure that Comcast
receives the traffic in the most inconvenient way.

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