[Nanog] ATT VP: Internet to hit capacity by 2010

David Conrad drc at virtualized.org
Mon Apr 21 00:44:14 UTC 2008

Not to defend AT&T or the statement regarding capacity, but...

On Apr 20, 2008, at 4:16 AM, Jorge Amodio wrote:
> The article is full of gaffes, just to mention one "Internet exists,  
> thanks
> to the infrastructure provided by a group of mostly private  
> companies".

I suspect this was referencing the difference between "public" as in  
governmentally owned/operated (e.g., most of the highway system in the  
US) vs. "private" that is non-governmentally owned/operated.  The  
Internet of today does indeed exist because of private efforts.


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