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Re: who offers cheap (personal) 1U colo?
> > I'll take "the right customer base" for $50 please Alex. > > which is NOT the current dsl/cable-modem user, obviously? Correct. > > Rick Adams and Mike O'Dell had an idea in 1987. How is this any different? > > > > mumble, mumble giant telephone company mumble mumble... In all > seriousness, I'm not sure this is any different. Their idea, if I got it > right, was 'ip everywhere'. Perhaps providing smaller scale 'good' colo > with strong abuse/support is possible, just don't get greedy and get > gigantic. The original idea was for USENIX to fund provisioning commercial UUCP and Usenet access. Go beyond the Federal green-stamp and .edu gardens, which was NOT the same as going into direct competition with The Well. It was sparse. It went beyond the then-edge of UUCP and Usenet provisioned transport and content, but it assumed the existance of a damping function, and at this point in time, it isn't a waste of time to mull over both of the positions argued later by Eric Allman and Peter Honneyman. Eric