FW: Behind the scenes...

The following should be attributed to Jim Fleming:

I am disappointed to report that the behind the scenes
Internet of 1997 looks more like a communist/fascist

I personally think it looks more anarcho-feudal. No
official hierarchy, except volunteers doing what they
can. Some of them even make money.

republic than the democratic system in the U.S. that

Uh, no offense, but the U.S. I live in is a republic,
not a democracy.

So, anyway, thanks for a very amusing post.

On a more related note, if I recall correctly, Sprint
has lossened its prefix filtering, but Agis and somebody
else have tightened theirs. Did we ever get details,
or was I napping that week?


Lee Howard Internet Systems Engineer
(703)208-5231 UUNet High-speed Install
lhoward@uu.net Do I speak for UUNet? [No]