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Re: BBN Peering issues

  • From: Henry Linneweh
  • Date: Wed Aug 12 15:12:49 1998

I believe BBN was pressured by GTEI to do this and could isolate BBN and GETI
from peering with the internetwork, from a severe market backlash from
decisions
deemed harmful to the fabric of the internet itself, I am dismayed at this
greed.

Henry R. Linneweh

alex@nac.net wrote:

> Depending on who gives in first, and when.
>
> If Exodus breaks down and purchases connectivity from someone to get to
> BBN, then obviously is will not effect BBN in the slightest. If Exodus
> buys BBN routes from someone other than BBN (sprint, mci), then it gets
> quite funny; more PX's or MAE's get overloaded with traffic that was
> privately between Exodus and BBN, and BBN has caused one of its
> competitors (MCI/Sprint/whoever Exodus ends up buying from (if they do))
> to gain more revunue flow.
>
> Considering that BBN is the one who cut peering with Exodus, I presume
> Exodus will have a bad taste in thier mouth, and not buy from BBN (I could
> guess that BBN assumed this also).
>
> With all this in mond, BBN, IMHO, made a horrendously poor choice.
>
> BBN, turning peering into a boys club.
>
> > That is yet to be seen. If this move reduces the quality of connectivity
> > for their customers they could lose a lot of business too.
>
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>                          I route, therefore I am.
>        Alex Rubenstein, alex@nac.net, KC2BUO, ISP/C Charter Member
>                Father of the Network and Head Bottle-Washer
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