Verizon Public Policy on Netflix

Matthew Petach mpetach at netflight.com
Sun Jul 13 16:20:05 UTC 2014


On Sat, Jul 12, 2014 at 7:50 PM, Miles Fidelman <mfidelman at meetinghouse.net>
wrote:

> Randy Bush wrote:
>
>> 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.
>>>
>> ahhh.   so
>>
>>     not government regulated == wild west
>>
>> got it
>>
>> randy
>>
>
> lawless, big guys fighting with little guys in the middle == wild west


Wait, I thought that was Wall Street....

*ducks and runs for cover*

Matt


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