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"Competing" registries (was Re: A new American registry? - Welcome to discussions)

At 09:55 PM 7/15/97 -0500, Larry Vaden wrote:
>At 08:00 PM 7/15/97 -0400, Gordon Cook wrote:
>>	4. In such a case he could go back to court and try to get the DOJ
>>to order them to be routed.
>>	5.  a yes answer would be an agreement on the part of DOJ to
>>regulate the internet.
>>	6. the idea that any single country could successfully regulate
>>the global internet is unlikely.

To points 5 and 6, likewise NSI/InterNIC is CURRENTLY regulating the
Internet.  Consider the following email fragment from Daniel Karrenberg,
General Manager of Ripe:

Posted-Date: Mon, 16 Jun 1997 02:30:57 -0500 (CDT)
To: Larry Vaden <vaden at>
Subject: Re: Bitte, eine frage fur zie aus Texas ... 
From: Daniel Karrenberg <Daniel.Karrenberg at>
X-Organization: RIPE Network Coordination Centre
X-Phone: +31 20 535 4444
Date: Mon, 16 Jun 1997 09:29:54 +0200
Sender: Daniel.Karrenberg at

  > Larry Vaden <vaden at> writes:
<snip> ... </snip>

  > Would a small ISP (currently holding a /23 and a /21, with orders on hand
  > to reach > 50% utilization of a /19, Cisco 7206 with 128MB, etc.) be
  > to go upstream for provider dependent IP space?=20

No. We do not do Internet regulation here.

  > Vielen Danke und Mit freundlichen Gr=FC=DFen,

Keine Ursache, but please send further questions to <ncc at>.

Daniel Karrenberg