[funsec] "Network Neutrality" or "Open Internet"

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Sat Apr 15 21:10:45 CDT 2006


On Sat, 15 Apr 2006 00:11:17 MDT, Dude VanWinkle said:

> Also, is the degradation of services happening on the Client side, the
> Provider side, or both?

What QoS *really* means:  "If we underengineered our backbone and can't carry
everybody's packet, we throw away packets from the people who paid us the least".

Alternatively:

"Preferential treatment can degrade service, but it cannot improve service."
                        -- <Michael.Dillon at btradianz.com>

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