US CODE: Title 15, Chapter 1, Section 2.
> Back to the 'other issue':
> If the issue is routing, and NAIRP is 'charging' (registering)
> to use or advertise IP routing, then I think NAIPR should
> say so, publically. However, publically at least, Ms. Hubbard's
> position appear to be that the charges (fees) are for running
> a registry only.
> It is difficult to react to a moving target. Registry Fees ...
> Fees to Control the Size of Routing Tables .... Registry Fees ...
> Routing Issues ... Resource Requirements to Run a Registry...
> which one is it, Ms. Hubbard? Mr. Postal? Mr. Bradner?
This has been stated enough times that I assumed you would have
understood by now that the fees are to fund the registry only.
And the name is Postel - not Postal.
> It appears that one thing is certain, there will be millions
> of dollars under NAIPR to pay the salaries of those whom
> created the organization and moved to collect fees. On the
> surface, it appears the issues are more deep than antitrust.
> Creating an organization, implying businesses and individuals
> cannot use the Internet if they do not 'join and pay fees' and
> will not have global access goes beyond anti-competitiveness.
Nowhere is it implied that businesses and individuals cannot use
the Internet if they do not join and pay fees. Please reread the
proposal, Mr. Bass.
> Does one purchase 'protection' to insure IP address space
> will be routed? If an organization does not pay NAIPR
> will Mr. Postal (IANA) provide address space? Will NAIPR
> members routin non-NAIPR members globally?
ARIN will, as does the InterNIC, allocate globally unique
addresses. ARIN will not route or guarantee routability of addresses.
> This is the paradigm it appears is being tacitly created.
> Ms. Hubbard, with all due respects, proposed the current
> paradigm years ago and now puts herself in a salaried
> position to manage affairs. Is this ethical?
Ms. Hubbard didn't propose anything. And I'm already in a
salaried position and managing the affairs of IP allocation for
this region under the authority of the IANA.
> These 'self appointed' NAIPR administers will be paid large
> salaries and given a 'position' for creating this organization,
> which, in my opinion, may be viewed as cyberspace spin of
> the old 'pyramid scheme'.
Well, if you mean that ARIN will use the same allocation guidelines
as InterNIC/RIPE/APNIC are using than yes you could say its the