Google wants your Internet to be faster

Jason Iannone jason.iannone at gmail.com
Mon Aug 9 13:46:50 CDT 2010


http://googlepublicpolicy.blogspot.com/2010/08/joint-policy-proposal-for-open-internet.html

Pretty boiler plate pro net neutral.  The transparency requirements
and 'differentiated services' exceptions are particularly interesting.

On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 12:23 PM, Reese <reese at inkworkswell.com> wrote:
> On 09 Aug 10 12:32 PM, Florian Weimer wrote:
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>> * Graham Beneke:
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>>> On 09/08/2010 07:21, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
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>>>> I helped install my first Akamai cluster before year 2000 if I remember
>>>> correctly. So it's at least a decade ago :P
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>>> What I find funny is that Google has already been running these kinds
>>> of content distribution nodes in Africa for over a year.
>>
>> They certainly have got infrastructure all over the globe.
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> Hmmm. "If it plays in [insert name of locale in Africa]" will not have
> the same ring as "Peoria." For the older genset anyway. Maybe if it rhymes?
> Spoken to a musical backdrop? The current crop of youts will
> not hesitate once.
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>> The Verizon is probably just a private peering agreement, and someone
>> misinterpreted that (or deliberately misrepresented it).
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> Or it was supposed to be a secret. G was still denying any sort of
> agreement with V, last I heard.
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> Reese
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