cogent and henet not peering
peter.potvin at accuristechnologies.ca
Sun Aug 21 00:58:45 UTC 2022
Removing Cogent personnel and peering departments from this thread as I'm
sure they don't appreciate the nonsense coming from this list.
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On Sat, Aug 20, 2022 at 8:51 PM VOLKAN KIRIK <volkirik at gmail.com> wrote:
> yea whatever..
> its upto mike leber and dave schaeffer to decide. they can either accept
> or reject the solution
> I have been always believing content creator/provider should pay expenses
> (at least excess traffic).
> because they put their server in some datacenter and reach all of the
> internet.. their backbone expenses are less..
> i can understand that todays datacenters including he.net are interested
> to participate in 200-300 IXPs.
> well that acceptable. it should be considered too
> so i would offer both companies 3 cent per mbps for excess traffic.
> ok bye
> 21.08.2022 03:25 tarihinde Forrest Christian (List Account) yazdı:
> But that traffic was likely requested by and for the benefit of the person
> the traffic is being sent to.
> I've always found the argument that the quantity of traffic is the
> indicator of who should pay to be questionable.
> If I'm an end user on an eyeball user and request a big download or
> streaming from a provider, isn't it me that caused that traffic to flow?
> One could argue that I am the one that needs to pay.
> On the other hand, one could argue that it's the provider of the content
> that I requested that needs to pay, since it's their content which is being
> When you get to peering between two providers it's almost impossible to
> decide who needs to pay. As I mentioned above, passing that traffic is
> actually to the benefit of both providers.
> About the only settlement I could see is where one of the providers is
> bearing most of the transport costs. For example a regional provider only
> peering at one exchange point might expect some settlement costs with a big
> international provider that is effectively carrying their traffic both
> directions around the globe. But the quantity of that type of traffic is
> likely minimal in the grand scheme of things. Even then one might argue
> that connectivity to the small provider is still valuable to the customers
> of the large provider.
> On Fri, Aug 19, 2022, 9:32 AM VOLKAN KIRIK <volkirik at gmail.com> wrote:
>> the more uploading side pays each month for the excess amount.
>> as content networks are supposed to pay expenses.
>> what do you think?
>> 19.08.2022 18:28 tarihinde Mike Hammett yazdı:
>> The problem them becomes *who* pays? When do the tables turn as to who
>> The alpha gets paid and the beta does the paying?
>> The network with more POPs gets paid?
>> The network with more downstream ASes gets paid?
>> Is it the same for IPv4 as it is for IPv6?
>> Mike Hammett
>> Intelligent Computing Solutions <http://www.ics-il.com/>
>> Midwest Internet Exchange <http://www.midwest-ix.com/>
>> The Brothers WISP <http://www.thebrotherswisp.com/>
>> *From: *"VOLKAN KIRIK" <volkirik at gmail.com> <volkirik at gmail.com>
>> *To: *"Rubens Kuhl" <rubensk at gmail.com> <rubensk at gmail.com>
>> *Cc: *nanog at nanog.org, dschaeffer at cogentco.com, peering at cogentco.com
>> *Sent: *Friday, August 19, 2022 10:22:00 AM
>> *Subject: *Re: cogent and henet not peering
>> this is 50/50 situation. nobody has to peer for free.
>> but everyone can.
>> lets just say above 1:1 ratio he.net pays their own ip transit price to
>> cogent for paid peering excess amount and both sides monitor traffic
>> we can solve this issue by becoming middlemen worldwide...
>> both operators are cheap and they could all compete in quality.
>> level3 pays comcast reasonable (cheap) price (under NDA maybe?). why
>> wouldnt mleber?
>> but to make it fair, as he.net becomes ww tier-1 operator day-by-day,
>> lets just limit pricing to excess amount of traffic
>> thanks for reading
>> would appreciate your support
>> 19.08.2022 18:09 tarihinde Rubens Kuhl yazdı:
>> OTOH, knowing that Cogent loves splitting the global Internet is one
>> good reason to not contract their services.
>> I think they sell traffic to their private Intranet. Which is huge,
>> but doesn't encompass the whole Internet.
>> On Fri, Aug 19, 2022 at 12:04 PM VOLKAN KIRIK <volkirik at gmail.com> <volkirik at gmail.com> wrote:
>> lets just say cogent gives 400GE in each pop they have in common with he.net for free.
>> BUT they will rate-limit he.net links to previous month's 95th percentile upload or download (which is minimum) rate (each month)
>> to make ratio 1:1... to make downstream and upstream traffics fair...
>> come on people,
>> segmentation is bad.
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