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Re: Sprints definition on NAPs (question)

  • From: Nathan Stratton
  • Date: Wed May 01 09:31:41 1996

On Wed, 1 May 1996, Jeremy Porter wrote:

> >|} > the Sherman Act (if memory serves).  These types of problems can be quite
> >|} > nasty, involving treble punitive damages.
>
> Unfortunately for Nathan, this above is wrong.
>
> There are very real engineering reasons for not peering
> if someone is at one NAP/MAE.  Also since Sprint and MCI
> do have published policies, if they made exceptions to them
> they could get sued for discriminating against some competators
> (not all, makes a big legal difference).

Ok, so what about Interpath, CAIS, and a bunch more that are peering with
MCI and are at only 1 NAP?

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