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Re: BBN Peering issues

  • From: Owen DeLong
  • Date: Fri Aug 14 11:23:26 1998

Er,
	SPRINT's been doing this forever.

Owen

> Err, you are missing something. Obviously GTE knows this, that is the
> point of killing the peering. The question is, is the method the GTE is
> using to determine who should pay for transit accurate? Turn it around;
> why shouldn't BBN pay Exodus to terminate the traffic for them? 
> 
> It just strikes me as odd that BBN is trying to [essentially] apply a
> telecom-accepted/FCC-tarrifed method of termination payments to IP
> packets.
> 
> In effect, what BBN is doing is revolutionary. However, in my opinion, it
> is sad to see essentially one of the founders of the Internet to bend the
> Internet over and break out the Vaseline. However, that is just my
> opinion.
> 
> I wonder what Sprint and MCI's position is on this... Will we see them
> doing that same? 
> 
> 
> 
> > As for any comments made by GTE/BBN regarding uneven traffic flow, I would
> > sure as hell hope that is the case.  Surely an HTTP 'GET' request consumes
> > less bandwidth than the content spewed back.  Then again, GTE/BBN may be
> > too caught up to realize this, as they could very well be laughing their
> > asses off all the way to the bank.
> 
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