[connect-bof] Connect BOF initial Topic list

Nigel Titley nigel at titley.com
Wed Oct 23 11:43:26 CEST 2013

On 23/10/2013 09:58, Andy Davidson wrote:
> Hi, Carsten --
>> I'd assume that you have "Autorité de Régulation des 
>> Communications Électroniques et des Postes" in mind 
>> for the acronym ARCEP - the French independent administrative
>> Authority in charge of Post and Electronic Communications.
>> If so: what is their regulation (efforts) that might affect
>> interconnection as you mention ARCEP explicitly?
> https://ripe64.ripe.net/presentations/103-RIPE_64_ARCEP_panel.pdf
> https://ripe64.ripe.net/presentations/104-2012-04-16_-_ARCEP's_decision.pdf
> tl;dr = Registration of interconnections may be required.  Industry says that this would be a huge disincentive to peer.  Be (possibly) afraid.
It sounds frightening but it hasn't been a huge amount of work for us.
And to be frank we aren't telling them a lot more than they could find
out themselves by getting a collection to Renesys, looking at the RIPE
database and looking at PeeringDB

And if it helps them to go after some of the european monopolists then
I'm all for it


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