Sprints definition on NAPs (question)

Enke Chen enke at mci.net
Wed May 1 16:17:59 UTC 1996


IMHO, it is a fair statement that these peers face great uncertainty. 
There should not be any loss of connectivity as their transit provider
should take care of business. 

-- Enke

> Date:    Wed, 1 May 1996 09:14:44 -0400 (EDT)
> From:    Nathan Stratton <nathan at netrail.net>
> To:      Jeremy Porter <jerry at fc.net>
> CC:      loco at MFST.COM, nanog at merit.edu

> On Wed, 1 May 1996, Jeremy Porter wrote:
> 
> > >|} > the Sherman Act (if memory serves).  These types of problems can be q
uite
> > >|} > nasty, involving treble punitive damages.
> >
> > Unfortunately for Nathan, this above is wrong.
> >
> > There are very real engineering reasons for not peering
> > if someone is at one NAP/MAE.  Also since Sprint and MCI
> > do have published policies, if they made exceptions to them
> > they could get sued for discriminating against some competators
> > (not all, makes a big legal difference).
> 
> Ok, so what about Interpath, CAIS, and a bunch more that are peering with
> MCI and are at only 1 NAP?
> 





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