Software, Digital Content, Geopolitics, Economics & More from of a Libertarian Serial Expat and Entrepreneur
"Australia recently claimed they were getting the short end of the stick in regards to global peering arrangements. America Online and Cogent Communications have also been feuding over the topic, Cogent recently upgrading its fabric with AOL by consolidating several OC-3 and OC-12 connections into eight OC-48s. But apparently a new peering policy at AOL isn’t making friends; they recently informed Cogent they would have to shell out $75,000 per month just to keep this peering arrangement intact."
Here in France things turned ugly for a while between Proxad and France Telecom. Dreams of a global mesh network…
I'm CEO of an online trade publishing firm in the marketing and defense verticals. We try to make news and data digestible and useful in an environment that is more noisy each day. This personal blog mixes my thoughts and interests on politics, business, software, and more, based on my business and personal experiences. Over the years I have posted items that turned out spectacularly wrong, and a few posts that stood the test of times better. Personal views only.