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Re: Sprint / Cogent

  • From: Christopher Morrow
  • Date: Fri Oct 31 11:22:18 2008

On Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 9:47 AM, Alex Rubenstein <[email protected]> wrote:

> Why do I say stupid?
> Because, if companies like Sprint continue to do things like what Sprint is doing, this will
> certainly lead to being noticed by legislators, and the next thing we know we will have federally
> regulated peering or backbone network operating. I can see it now, the Bureau of Peering will be
> part of the Federal Networking Committee.

This is different than the 3yr hold on peering changes imposed on
UUNET/MCI when they merged with Verizon (were borged by verizon) or
the same hold imposed on ATT when the SBC/ATT merger went down?