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Re: peering wars revisited? PSI vs Exodus

  • From: Mark Borchers
  • Date: Tue Apr 04 15:05:52 2000

On 4 Apr 00, at 0:34, Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:

> If it's merely "PSI refuses to peer directly with Exodus", that's one
> thing.  If PSI is also refusing packets carried by some other 3rd party
> that PSI and Exodus both peer with, or alternate routing is failing
> for some other reason, that's a lot worse.
> 
> Does anybody know definitively what the REAL story is?
> 
> 				Valdis Kletnieks
> 				Operating Systems Analyst
> 				Virginia Tech
> 
Here's a non-confidential document which may be relevant:

http://www.psinet.com/carrier-isp/transitandpeering.html

Note the cost-sharing arrangement built into this peering policy.
Maybe this is somehow related to the parting of ways between PSI
and Exodus.  








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