Neighborhood mesh statistical multiplexing
jra at baylink.com
Mon Jan 27 16:58:22 UTC 2014
----- Original Message -----
> From: "Patrick W. Gilmore" <patrick at ianai.net>
> On Jan 26, 2014, at 16:04 , Jay Ashworth <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
> > I wonder if they'll break BCP 38... or vice-versa...
> > http://arstechnica.com/business/2014/01/bewifi-lets-you-steal-your-neighbors-bandwidth-when-theyre-not-using-it/
> As long as Telefonica customers only use other Telefonica links within
> WiFi range, Telefonica can ensure it will have no effect on BCP38.
> Worst case, I can "ddos" the guy in the next apartment by spoofing his
> address. Best case, they ensure the BeWifi software disallows such
> And I don't see other broadband networks allowing Telefonica customers
> to ride their links.
> I also wonder why Telefonica would do this as opposed to telling
> people to upgrade their DSL?
Unless I misread the piece, Pat, they *do* intend for customers to
mesh non-Telefonica links, which is half of your answer.
"All our customers are at max rate for their distance" is probably the
I was making the former assumption in my musing.
Jay R. Ashworth Baylink jra at baylink.com
Designer The Things I Think RFC 2100
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