symmetric vs. asymmetric [was: Verizon Policy Statement on Net Neutrality]

Jay Ashworth jra at
Wed Apr 22 22:02:22 UTC 2015

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Frank Bulk" <frnkblk at>

> Those are measured at the campus boundary. I don't have visibility inside
> the school's network to know who much intra-campus traffic there may be .
> but we know that peer-to-peer is a small percentage of overall Internet
> traffic flows, and streaming video remains the largets.

BitTorrent makes special efforts to keep as much traffic local as possible,
I understand; that probably isn't too helpful... except at scales like that
on a resnet at a sizable campus.

-- jra
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