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Re: BBN Peering issues

  • From: Michael Dillon
  • Date: Wed Aug 12 11:51:55 1998

On Wed, 12 Aug 1998, Nathan Stratton wrote:

> > What I would like more than anything right now is some official word from
> > high-up's at BBN regarding what this policy entails exactly, and what
> > their rationale is behind it.  

Here is a news story from yesterday with quotes from John Curran
http://www.zdnet.com/intweek/daily/980810h.html

> You know what is behind it, you mentioned it two paragraphs below,
> capitalism. BBN can make more money this way. 

That is yet to be seen. If this move reduces the quality of connectivity
for their customers they could lose a lot of business too.

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