NAIPR Message

Competition for address allocation

Yes, this is the "mom said no, so ask dad" problem.

The delegation of stewardship to a registry is not
an abdication of responsibility.  Obviously the 
delegator must insure that these stewards do a good


At 07:48 PM 2/5/97 -0500, Paul Ferguson wrote:
>At 07:18 PM 2/5/97 -0600, Scott Huddle wrote:
>>Why not introduce this same sort of competition to address 
>>allocation services?  I can forsee that you have the sort
>>of problem of "Mom said no, so ask Dad", but this exists
>>for gTLDs as well.  Registries would compete on service
>>and price but would have to be "blessed" or "licensed"
>>to be in the business.  This would also eliminate the
>>concerns over pricing as well, the market would set the
>>price rather than beaurocrats. 
>Talk about route table bloat...
>- paul