Peering Agreements

Vincent J. Bono vbono at
Thu Dec 13 20:35:30 UTC 2001


I think it is a waste of everyone elses time.  The legal folks seem to enjoy
it though.


----- Original Message -----
From: "renster" <ren at>
To: "Robert Tryce" <rtryce at>; <nanog at>
Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2001 3:18 PM
Subject: Re: Peering Agreements

> Peering agreements for a public peering arrangement are a waste of legal
> When there is a cost associated with termination of a circuit then it
> more sense.
> Most peering agreements have the termination without cause clause
> -ren
> At 03:00 PM 12/13/2001 -0500, Robert Tryce wrote:
> >I have a question on public peering agreements. I have seen some
> >using them while others are not. What is the general opinion on peering
> >agreements? Are most peering agreements used mainly for private peering?
> >Also, what are the pros and cons and what kind of protection should I
> >expect from such an agreement?
> >
> >
> >Thank you in advance,
> >
> >Robert Tryce

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