French Regulator to ask all your information about your Peering

Owen DeLong owen at
Mon Apr 2 13:59:58 CDT 2012

Personally, I don't see this as a bad thing. Open disclosure of peering
relationships strikes me as a "sunlight is the best disinfectant" kind of

Will they be making this information public or accepting it under seal?

If they're making it public, then, I think overall it's a good thing. If not,
then it's just another burdensome regulation without much public good.


On Mar 30, 2012, at 11:21 AM, Raphael MAUNIER wrote:

> Hello All,
> This is now the end. The French regulator ( Arcep ) is now asking all the
> people with an ASN in France ( with a L33 license ) to get all their
> information on their peering.
> The Arcep claim it's for the "net neutrality" and still don't understand
> it works because it's self regulated.
> So, some of US network with a L33 License will also have to respond (
> obligation because you have the L33-1)
> The documents can be downloaded here
> actualite_pi1[backID]=1&cHash=ed82d44a55 : ( french for now, english
> courtesy version will come soon )
> The document is asking for informations like : BW, Prices, contract or
> not, level of use, date of the contract S
> You have to give them information twice a year
> We ( @Neo Telecoms ) and other folks in France will probably setup
> something with other carriers ( I already had some discussion with some of
> you ) to talk to them on a single voice.
> --
> Raphaël Maunier
> CTO / Directeur Ingénierie
> AS8218

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