How big is the Internet?

Valdis.Kletnieks at Valdis.Kletnieks at
Thu Aug 15 21:21:35 UTC 2013

On Thu, 15 Aug 2013 20:48:53 -0000, Warren Bailey said:
> I neglected to say one additional thing which I think may be worth reading
> before replying. I have always held the opinion that internet traffic
> isn't internet traffic until it hits the Internet, which I defined as two
> or more autonomous systems functioning on their own but possessing the

So bittorrent packets from my computer to some other computer that also
happens to belong to a Comcast subscriber aren't Internet traffic?  But
other packets to another Comcast subscriber that happen to cross an AS
boundary are?
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