A simple proposal

McElearney, Kevin Kevin_McElearney at cable.comcast.com
Fri May 16 16:28:19 UTC 2014


I agree symmetry alone is a bad metric and efforts to build a service, or
artifically game traffic in order to create symmetry will likely have
negative consequences all around.

I can¹t speak for all situations, but I believe relative ³balance" was
designed to be one of several criteria which outlines the definition of a
³Peer² in the Internet's current two sided market.  It is one criteria
which helps define some measure of economic trade of network investment to
carry traffic between respective customer networks and helps avoid
exploitation of the trade relationship.


	- Kevin

On 5/16/14, 12:05 PM, "Brandon Ewing" <nicotine at warningg.com> wrote:

>On Thu, May 15, 2014 at 10:26:02PM -0700, Matthew Petach wrote:
>> 
>> You want to stream a movie?  No problem;
>> the video player opens up a second data
>> port back to a server next to the streaming
>> box; its only purpose is to accept a socket,
>> and send all bits received on it to /dev/null.
>
>You can push the stream back to offloaded cloud now:
>http://devnull-as-a-service.com/
>
>-- 
>Brandon Ewing     
>(nicotine at warningg.com)



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