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Re: Fwd: [Arch-econ] Vint an interview you did with me in 1997 isbeing quoted on Nanog as reason to support the current so callednet neutralitybill

  • From: Sean Donelan
  • Date: Fri Nov 11 12:19:38 2005

On Fri, 11 Nov 2005, Gordon Cook wrote:
> Please note also Vint's remark:
> > If ISPs were to inspect packets and interfere with those of
> > competing application providers (voice, video), I would consider
> > that a violation of the principle of network neutrality.

Would packet classification and per-hop queuing of different DSCP classes
be considered "interference" in this world?  What if a VOIP provider
didn't want to pay for its packets to go in an EF queue, so the network
processed the packets in the normal queue, is that a violation of your