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Re: UUNET Pulling Peering Agreements & replacing them with charging under non-disclosure?
Tim Flavin wrote: > > If a end user that happens to have choosen connectivity other than UUnet > wants to view the web pages of one of my clients, I've already paid UUnet > to carry that traffic, but now UUnet wants more from the peer to let that > traffic pass to their network. Sounds like being paid twice to carry the > same packets. > Dow Jones gathers economic news from around the globe and then sells that very same news about 10 ways-- the Wall Street Journal, the Asian Wall Street Journal, the Wall Street Journal Europe, Dow Jones News Retrieval, the National Business Employment Weekly, the WSJ web site, the Dow Jones News Ticker (if it still exists), Telerate... Have you informed the president of Dow Jones that if he doesn't start giving away everything but the WSJ that you're going to cancel your subscription? I encourage you to vote with your dollars, as many others will. Sounds like the great American way to me. -peter PS: Part of the great American way is learning from failure. UU.NET's success in their endeavor is by no means a sure thing. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -