AW: Cogent - Google - HE Fun

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at
Fri Mar 11 14:22:25 UTC 2016

On Fri, 11 Mar 2016, Dave Bell wrote:

> I don't get this. Google are basically a hosting provider. If I set up 
> my own website, I would expect to have to pay transit for it. If I ran a 
> hosting business I would expect to pay transit. Why are google 
> different?

If you had presence all across the world and were providing a sizable 
chunk of the world total traffic, you would probably reason differently.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at

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