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AOP Notification

> On Sun, 2 Feb 1997, Kim Hubbard wrote:
> > It's going to take upfront money to make ARIN operational.  I don't
> > think it's a good idea to go around asking for donations from everyone
> > before we can open the doors. 
> It depends on what the up-front costs are. Do you refer to a portion of
> your salary, the website, the mailing list, some postage costs, some legal
> fees, some phone calls? All of these are certainly essential to creating
> ARIN but they don't amount to a lot of money and could be handled as a
> loan to be repaid by ARIN.
> Or is there something else?

Oh, one or two additional items.  Such as connectivity, equipment,
office space, additional staff (sorry I can't run ARIN alone),
phone system, etc.


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