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Invisible Hands, was Re: Multihoming sites and ARIN

On Saturday, February 22, 1997 3:01 PM, Michael Dillon[SMTP:michael at MEMRA.COM] wrote:
@ On Sat, 22 Feb 1997, Jim Fleming wrote:
@ > @ The IAHC is a prime example of non-governmental industry self-regulation.
@ > @ So is RIPE and APNIC and ARIN. This is the best way to do things and I
@ > @ think you will discover that there is actually a lot of support for this
@ > @ approach in most Western governments including that of the USA.
@ > "non-govermental" for you appears to be zero government.
@ Precisely! There is no need for any government involvement whatsoever
@ in the management of the Internet infrastructure.

OK...then can all of the government funding be cut off...?

@ > "Industry self-regulation" being done by people who are
@ > funded by the government, and who actively exclude the
@ > industry members is worse than direct interaction between
@ > the industry and the government.
@ I don't understand why you are writing this. In the context of this
@ mailing list the only people funded by the government are the research and
@ education community and since they are big users of IP address space
@ I don't see any good reason to block them from involvement in ARIN.
@ In fact, the massive success and the fast growth of the Internet is due
@ in large measure to the fact that the research community, the network
@ operators and the equipment manufacturers all work closely together
@ to greatly reduce the time it takes for research to become reality.

"reduce the time".....?????

Does this mean that IPv6 will be here RSN....?

Will ARIN be handling IPv6 addresses...?

Jim Fleming
Unir Corporation

JimFleming at
JimFleming at unety.s0.g0 (EDNS/IPv8)