Cogent - Google - HE Fun

Chris Adams cma at
Thu Mar 10 16:24:11 UTC 2016

Once upon a time, Owen DeLong <owen at> said:
> In fairness, however, this is because he is not Google’s customer, he
> is Google’s product. Google is selling him (well, information about him
> anyway) to their customers. They gather this information by offering
> certain things he wants in exchange for him allowing them to collect
> and redistribute this data.

False supposition; Google does actually sell services as well.  $DAYJOB
pays Google for services, and has paid Cogent for network access.

Chris Adams <cma at>

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