Observations of an Internet Middleman (Level3) (was: RIP
randy at psg.com
Sun May 18 09:57:51 UTC 2014
> I'm forced to peer with certain African providers in London
> and Amsterdam because they don't want to peer in Africa,
> where we are literally are an x-connect away from each
> other. And the reasons are not even because either of us is
> larger or smaller than the other... it's just legacy
> thinking and we're the new guy that has grown rapidly.
> Now we both have to pay for traffic to get sent to Europe
> and back. How nice...
which is amusing given you have massive east coast to europe fiber
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