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,  
>>> there
>>> 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 :)

Cute. :-)

But the "operational reality" is that you have no real expectation of  
connectivity to any other network.

-- 
TTFN,
patrick





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