[ppml] Revision to 2008-3

bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com
Fri Apr 4 05:17:43 EDT 2008

On Thu, Apr 03, 2008 at 11:43:02PM -0500, Josh King wrote:
> What do you all think about this, as a possible revision (addition at
> the end):
> "A community network is a generic reference to any network that is
> operated by a group of people living in a particular local area
> organized for the purposes of delivery or provision of network services
> to the residents of an incorporated or unincorporated regional
> municipality, city, town, village, rural municipality, township, county,
> district or other municipality or other such geographic space, however
> designated. The network must be operated in a not-for-profit fashion,
> and for the general good of the designated community to which its
> services are provided, while providing avenues of participation for said
> community."
> Josh King

	NSFnet regional networks fit that definition... and then
	were sold to verio.... which did not meet the definition.
	that said, not all ISP's have customers, customers is just one
	business/operational model for an ISP.   imho of course.


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