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Comment Re:I still want short distance & long distance (Score 1) 395

Except is wasn't peering, because the traffic didn't transit those networks. It was requested by endpoints *in* those networks.

Comcast already got paid to move those bits by their own customers. The fact that lots of customer bits just happened to be coming from one place doesn't mean that Comcast should get to gouge the provider of those bits.

Comment Re:Similar happened with (Score 1, Troll) 158

I think you misunderstand his concern. Fox News gets bent out of shape about something, and a Fox News watcher (perhaps several!) decides to "Do Something About It! (TM)". Fox News here is merely an example of the pulpit, it's the parishioners that you have to watch out for.

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