FCC releases Open Internet document

Lamar Owen lowen at pari.edu
Thu Mar 12 19:11:23 UTC 2015

On 03/12/2015 01:28 PM, Lamar Owen wrote:
> On 03/12/2015 12:13 PM, Bryan Tong wrote:
>> I read through the introduction. This document seems like a good 
>> thing for everyone.
> I'm about 50 pages in, reading a little bit at a time.  Paragraph 31 
> is one that anyone who does peering or exchanges should read and 
> understand.  I take it to mean something like 'Guys who abuse peering 
> and engage in peering disputes, take note of what we just did to the 
> last mile people; you have been warned.'  But, having read Commission 
> R&O's before on the broadcast (Media Bureau) side of the house for 
> years, maybe I'm a bit cynical.
Another 40 pages, and found the detailed paragraphs related to this 
introductory paragraph.  Those here who know how peering works in the 
real world, read paragraphs 194 through 206 of this R&O, including 
footnotes, and see if the FCC 'gets it' when it comes to how peering works.

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