Re: Sprint v. Cogent, some clarity & facts

From: Larry Sheldon (no email)
Date: Tue Nov 04 2008 - 13:45:20 EST

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    Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:

    >> From a technical standpoint, the Internet is always suffering from
    >> multiple
    >> political failures. This leaves it vulnerable to small technical
    >> failures it
    >> could otherwise route around.
    >
    > See above. I do not think it is a "political failure" that I do not
    > give you free transit.

    We3 have, I think, a reality failure.

    The terminology comes from ARP and UUCP days.

    The reality comes from today, where traffic flows, as a maximum, between
    nodes that think there is something it for them to allow it to flow.

    If a packet has evidence of "fare paid" flows.

    End of story.

    The difference between "peer" and "transit is the coin used to pay the
    fare.


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