CDNs should pay eyeball networks, too.

Jerry Dent effinjdent at
Tue May 1 20:45:29 UTC 2012

On Tue, May 1, 2012 at 3:30 PM, Patrick W. Gilmore <patrick at> wrote:
> On May 1, 2012, at 16:24 , Jerry Dent wrote:
>> Lets be honest. There are a million reasons we can all come up with to
>> try and justify something like this but 99% of the time it is just the
>> larger isp trying to throw their weight around in the name of greed.
>> In the end, the customers of both companies are the ones who suffer
>> and ultimately pay (figuratively and literally) for it.
> 1) Welcome to business 101.
> 2) Is that bad?

Can be for the end users if they wind up on a less direct network path.

> 3) I think your 99% number is very inflated.  But then 99% of stats are made up. :)


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