Richard Bennett, NANOG posting, and Integrity

Matt Palmer mpalmer at
Tue Jul 29 00:07:57 UTC 2014

On Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 01:38:03PM -0700, Michael Thomas wrote:
> On 7/28/14, 12:39 PM, William Herrin wrote:
> >And continued selling the product as described, long beyond any
> >reasonable doubt their customers expected it to work with Netflix.  Right
> >through this very minute and beyond.
> It would be amusing to see Netflix just call their bluff. And maybe donate
> some lawyers for the inevitable class action lawsuit for false advertising
> against the eyeball networks.  I imagine other self-interested 900lb
> gorillas might join the fun too.

I think we've seen the first shots of this battle fired already -- Netflix
was putting up notices saying "your video is crap because $ISP is congested"
for a little while.  I expect that wasn't the last we'll see of that kind of

- Matt

You know you have a distributed system when the crash of a computer you’ve
never heard of stops you from getting any work done.
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		   Dependable Distributed Systems"

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