NAIPR Message

Thom Stark on ARIN

Thom Stark has some interesting comments on ARIN...

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"ARIN, basically, is a mechanism designed to permit NSI
to jettison its responsibility for assigning IP network numbers,
(an activity which makes no money for its owner, Science
Applications International Corporation, and which requires
a highly-skilled staff) allowing it to concentrate, on registering
domain names (an activity which is largely automated and
which makes SAIC lots and lots of money). It is also a
harbinger of a sweeping change in how Internet administration
and governance are financed and from whence they draw their
legitimacy."
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Jim Fleming
Unir Corporation