Richard Bennett, NANOG posting, and Integrity

Matt Palmer mpalmer at
Mon Jul 28 04:49:06 UTC 2014

On Sun, Jul 27, 2014 at 09:08:17PM -0700, Richard Bennett wrote:
> I don't think it's conflation, Joly, since the essence of NN is for
> the eyeballs to pay for the entire cost of the network and for edge
> providers to use it for free; isn't that what Netflix is asking the
> FCC to impose under the guise of "strong net neutrality?"

In a word: no.  Net neutrality is about everyone paying their own way to get
their packets to where they want them to go.  Netflix doesn't get to use the
Internet "for free"; they pay a whole heck of a lot each month to L3 and

- Matt

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