Sprint / Cogent

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Fri Oct 31 10:21:51 CDT 2008


On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 9:47 AM, Alex Rubenstein <alex at corp.nac.net> 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.
>

This is different than the 3yr hold on peering changes imposed on
UUNET/MCI when they merged with Verizon (were borged by verizon) or
the same hold imposed on ATT when the SBC/ATT merger went down?

-chris




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