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RE: Stealth Blocking
From: Roeland Meyer <rmeyer () mhsc com>
Date: Thu, 24 May 2001 11:12:44 -0700


From: Eric A. Hall [mailto:ehall () ehsco com]
Sent: Thursday, May 24, 2001 11:03 AM

The negative side effect is that it cripples people who use email
as a file transfer protocol.

Which I do, quite extensively. Transit providers shouldn't be doing
this.

I agree. Access providers should be, however.

That depends on your definition of access provider. I would be livid, were
my upstream to do such traffic shaping on my feed. We would also be in court
for breach of contract. I buy bandwidth and IP space. I expect to get what I
pay for. I don't pay to have my traffic restricted by other than my pipe
size.


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