Verizon Public Policy on Netflix

Jay Ashworth jra at
Sat Jul 12 18:08:32 UTC 2014

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Matthew Petach" <mpetach at>

> I'm sorry. This is a networking mailing list, not a
> feel-good-about-yourself mailing list. From the perspective of the
> internet routing table, if you don't have your own AS number, you are
> completely indistinguishable from your upstream. Period. As far as BGP
> is concerned, you don't exist. Only the upstream ISP exists.

Those things are all true, Matt.  But they are orthogonal to "are you an
ISP" (for any definition of ISP).

-- jra
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