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Re: Statements against new.net?

  • From: Edward S. Marshall
  • Date: Wed Mar 14 22:07:00 2001

On Wed, Mar 14, 2001 at 12:30:19PM -0500, David Charlap wrote:
> BUT if representatives from a dozen or a hundred ISPs meet together and
> choose to blackhole new.net for the explicit purpose of running them out
> of business, and then do so, they would be in violation of US anti-trust
> laws.

You mean, like the owners and operators of numerous core US networks
getting together on an archived mailing list like this one, and openly
discussing the idea of putting new.net out of business by various means
(blackholing them, legally pressuring them, etc)?

You're right, that might constitute violation of anti-trust law. :-) But
what do I know? I'm no lawyer.

-- 
Edward S. Marshall <esm@logic.net>                http://www.nyx.net/~emarshal/
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