Merit Network
Can't find what you're looking for? Search the Mail Archives.
  About Merit   Services   Network   Resources & Support   Network Research   News   Events   Home

Discussion Communities: Merit Network Email List Archives

North American Network Operators Group

Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical

Re: BBN Peering issues

  • From: Jay R. Ashworth
  • Date: Thu Aug 13 18:35:18 1998

On Wed, Aug 12, 1998 at 09:39:46AM -0400, Adam Rothschild wrote:
> > If anyone would like to communicate privately about the BBN Peering issues,
> > please drop me an email, or call.
> 
> I would like to communicate openly and publicly about this.
> 
> What I would like more than anything right now is some official word from
> high-up's at BBN regarding what this policy entails exactly, and what
> their rationale is behind it.  
> 
> That is, a public explanation other than the all-too-obvious "We're
> greedy.  Welcome to the business world.  We're not going to change our
> minds, so shut the fuck up and buy some transit, you dumb suckers."

Based on just that little slice of the conversation, is BBN doing what
UUnet apparently failed in _it's_ attempt to do last fall, to Jack
Rickard's (and my) vast amusement?

Cheers,
-- jra
-- 
Jay R. Ashworth                                                jra@baylink.com
Member of the Technical Staff             Unsolicited Commercial Emailers Sued
The Suncoast Freenet      "Two words: Darth Doogie."  -- Jason Colby,
Tampa Bay, Florida             on alt.fan.heinlein             +1 813 790 7592

Managing Editor, Top Of The Key sports e-zine ------------ http://www.totk.com




Discussion Communities


About Merit | Services | Network | Resources & Support | Network Research
News | Events | Contact | Site Map | Merit Network Home


Merit Network, Inc.