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Re: Peering Policies

  • From: Paul Ferguson
  • Date: Thu Apr 22 17:52:12 1999

At 01:40 PM 4/22/99 -0700, Tim Wolfe wrote:

> How does this figure into the future political and
>technical growth of the net?  Wouldn't this type of apathy tend to push
>toward government involvement in this industry?

Are you insane? I ask that semi-jokingly, but on the serious side,
"government" involvement in a capitalist environment has traditionally
stifled technical growth, and subsequently revenue.

I can only suggest that true capitalism can solve this problem in the
long run. If one provider can't live up to their SLA, change providers.


- paul

ps. Standard disclaimers apply.