Stephen Wolff steve at
Thu Sep 1 17:08:58 UTC 1994

> IMHO - this is not my employers opinion - some guidelines might be in
> order.  I suggest the following (excuse the style here - just trying
> to be as unambiguous as possible): 
>           .
>           .
>           .
>           .
>           .
>           .
> NSF has made it clear that it does not want to be in the regulatory
> business.  But if larger providers attempt unfair settlements
> something like this might be neccesary.  Perhaps some other government
> entity might end up stepping in.  We can only hope that things just
> work out or that NSF is at least asked for advise before any
> regulation is attempted.

NSF is not contemplating guidelines.  We hope the industry will evolve 
something better than N**2.  If predatory practice becomes evident, we'll 
be happy to arbitrate.  If anti-competitive behavior emerges, we'll be 
happy to remind those disadvantaged of their rights under existing law.


More information about the NANOG mailing list