Verizon Public Policy on Netflix

Owen DeLong owen at
Fri Jul 18 23:34:39 UTC 2014

My cells all operate as a single cohesive system with an actual central control (one brain).

Human bodies which do not have that property suffer badly from it.

There is no central brain managing what we call "THE internet" and my point isn't that INTERNETs don't exist, it's that there's no particular one you can point to and call it "THE internet".


On Jul 18, 2014, at 16:28 , William Herrin <bill at> wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 6:03 AM, Owen DeLong <owen at> wrote:
>> But the part that will really bend your mind is when
>> you realize that there is no such thing as
>> "THE Internet".
> Hi Owen,
> Your body consists of many millions of distinct biological entities
> (cells) operating cooperatively and competitively in many interesting
> ways all based on the same core "code," but I have to think you'd take
> offense if I said there was no such thing as "Owen Delong."
> Poor Internet can't get no respect...
> Regards,
> Bill Herrin
> -- 
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> Can I solve your unusual networking challenges?

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