Did Internet Founders Actually Anticipate Paid, Prioritized Traffic?
Jeroen van Aart
jeroen at mompl.net
Fri Sep 17 20:10:11 UTC 2010
George Bonser wrote:
> I believe a network should be able to sell priotitization at the edge,
> but not in the core. I have no problem with Y!, for example, paying a
> network to be prioritized ahead of bit torrent on the segment to the end
Considering yahoo (as any other big freemailer) is (unwillingly for the
most part) facilitating a lot of spam traffic this would mean a lot of
spam traffic gets prioritised. I can see that as an undesirable and
unfortunate side effect.
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