Verizon Public Policy on Netflix
randy at psg.com
Sun Jul 13 02:42:20 UTC 2014
>>> Right now, peering agreements are the wild west.
>> no. those days passed in the last century. you just don't know them.
>> but then, you are not an operator so no surprise.
>> what you are seeing, and creating massive noise around, is a business
>> war between the last mile cartel and the content they envy and want
>> to supplant or at least bleed. transit, peering, caching, etc. are
>> just business and technical tools being used in that war. keep eye on
>> doughnut, not the hole.
> Sure looks like a wild west range war to me. And let's not forget that
> Netflix is not some tiny company anymore - 1/3 of Internet traffic or
> some such, 46million members, $1billion Q1 income. Yeah - big guys
> fighting, no established law or regulation (well, there was, but the
> Supreme Court overturned it) - looks like a range war to me.
not government regulated == wild west
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