Sprint / Cogent

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Fri Oct 31 09:12:33 CDT 2008


On Oct 31, 2008, at 9:52 AM, Larry Sheldon wrote:

> Alex Rubenstein wrote:
>
>> Why do I say stupid?
>> Because, if companies like Sprint continue to do things like what
>> Sprint is doing, this will certainly lead to being noticed by
>> legislators, and the next thing we know we will have federally
>> regulated peering or backbone network operating. I can see it now,
>> the Bureau of Peering will be part of the Federal Networking
>> Committee.
>
> I think you are wrong to the extent that BOP will be under the  
> Department Of Fairness.

	the two likely entities in the United States would be either the FCC  
or DHS.

	(DHS you say?)  The NCS lives under DHS.  I wonder if sprint reported  
the "outage" to the FCC yet, or what answer you would get from calling  
the NCS or NCC watch.

	- Jared




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