InterCage, Inc. (NOT Atrivo)
Patrick W. Gilmore
patrick at ianai.net
Thu Sep 11 20:59:48 CDT 2008
On Sep 11, 2008, at 7:10 PM, Randy Bush wrote:
>>> amidst all this high flyin' political theory discussion of rights,
>>> is an elephant in the room. as conditions to merger/purchase, there
>>> were legal restrictions placed on one or more significant operators
>>> regarding [de-]peering (i.e. your statement above is significantly
>>> incorrect). my altzheimer's device tells me that those
>>> restrictions end
>>> 2008.12.31. expect change.
>> The fact there is a temporary exception to the rule for two
>> providers in
>> the US who agreed to the exception for reasons other than peering /
>> transit does not mean the rule is invalid.
> so sorry to have interrupted a deep discussion of political theory on
> rights and unwritten rules with operational reality :)
But the "operational reality" is that you have no real expectation of
connectivity to any other network.
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