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Re: Net Neutrality Legislative Proposal

  • From: Florian Weimer
  • Date: Tue Jul 11 13:38:47 2006

* Mark Newton:

> I think you're missing the point, Florian.  Regardless of any 
> retail restrictions, the fact still remains that your local 
> Cable company is selling connectivity to other peoples' 
> autonomous systems.

Then why do the ads promote their new chat service, instead the
ever-growing number of ASNs on the Internet? 8-) I don't think the
majority of consumers cares about this IP transit things as long as
their usual applications keep working.

Anyway, I suppose I can tell apart all these different types of
Internet access quite easily, but I can't come up with a generally
applicable set of criteria to categorize them properly.