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Re: Equal access to content

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Wed Nov 02 09:08:26 2005

>> the two year window is far too low given the sbc ceo's recent public
>> statements on the use of his wires by google and the like.
> Should content suppliers be required to provide equal access to all
> networks?  Or can content suppliers enter into exclusive contracts?

the content providers are not common carriers whose irreplacable
access to the customer prem was subsidized by public funding and

and perhaps we should be declaring our employment affiliations.
mine is iij, a large japanese/asian non-carrier isp with some
service in the us, plus various consulting gigs, none for content