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Re: Cable & Wireless "de-peering"?!?
On Mon, May 07, 2001 at 06:45:13PM +0200, Peter van Dijk wrote: [snip] > > Unet is, for example, one of the few (if not the only) ISP in The > Netherlands that charges for *peering* (no, not transit, just peering). I stand corrected on this bit. UUnet just has quite strong peering requirements. Anybody wanting to exchange traffic with UUnet while being unable to comply must become a customer, therefore. > More and more clued people I know are avoiding UUnet because they > don't peer with the small but quickly growing ISPs. Most UUnet > customers are getting worse and worse connectivity as other ISPs stop > peering with UUnet, because UUnet is becoming less and less important. > A nice downward spiral. I do still think UUnet is in a downward spiral, just like C&W. Strong peering policies are not good for the Internet. Greetz, Peter.