Observations of an Internet Middleman (Level3) (was: RIP Network Neutrality

Nick B nick at pelagiris.org
Thu May 15 17:28:52 UTC 2014

By "categorically untrue" do you mean "FCC's open internet rules allow us
to refuse to upgrade full peers"?

On Thu, May 15, 2014 at 1:26 PM, Livingood, Jason <
Jason_Livingood at cable.comcast.com> wrote:

> On 5/15/14, 12:43 PM, "Nick B" <nick at pelagiris.org> wrote:
> >Yes, you've got "some of the largest Internet companies as customers².
> >Because you told them "if you don't pay us, we'll throttle you".  Then
> >you throttled them.  I'm sorry, not a winning argument.
> >Nick
> That is categorically untrue, however nice a soundbite it may be. If you
> or anyone else truly believes we are throttling someone then I encourage
> you to file a formal complaint with the FCC. According to their Open
> Internet rules that we are bound to through at least 2018 (IIRC) we may
> not discriminate on traffic in that way, so there is a clear rule and a
> clear process for complaints.
> Jason

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