common method to count traffic volume on IX

Will Hargrave will at
Thu Sep 19 12:00:34 UTC 2013

On 19 Sep 2013, at 12:32, Niels Bakker <niels=nanog at> wrote:

> I know you're a busy man so the tl;dr is that by encouraging local peering more networks will start to peer, and by partnering with one or more local carriers those new networks as well as established players in those markets can connect to the home exchange point too, increasing value for all connected parties.

But isn't this all just neo-colonialism? Establish a market in the colony, but ensure through restrictive trade practices that all trade routes lead back via the mother country. 

Or can I buy myself connectivity to AMS-IX Amsterdam when i'm present at the LINX Harare exchange?


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