NAIPR Message

Rebuttal to Mr. Weisberg's insinuations

Phillip,

Philip J. Nesser II wrote:
> 
> Michael Gersten supposedly said:
> >
> >
> > Which /8's is IANA giving to ARIN to allocate,
> >
> 
> The ones currently being allocated by the Internic.  Of course as they are
> exhausted, ARIN will presumably request more from the IANA.

  Come on now Phillip!  presumably?  Oh boy...  (shaking my head in
disbelief)
> 
> >
> > Who will manage the /8's that are not allocated to APNIC, RIPE,
> > ARIN, NSI/InterNIC, etc, if IANA is no longer around.
> 
> The IANA will always be around.  There will always be a need for some
> entity to keep track of assigned numbers (IP addresses are really a small
> part of what the IANA does)  I suppose it is possible that the name might
> change or the duty might be subsumed by another organization.

  You mean ASUMED don't you Phillip?  >;)
> 
> >
> > If the whole point of ARIN is to replace IANA, then say so.
> 
> It is not.
> 
> > If ARIN is not going to replace IANA, but only the north american
> > NSI/InterNIC operations, then why is (my understanding is that it
> > will be) ARIN's policies different than those of APNIC/RIPE?
> 
> Because ARIN is based in North America, RIPE in Europe and APNIC in the
> Asia/Pacific Rim.  Is it so hard to imagine that different policies are
> called for in different portions of the world?

  I thought this was one Internet?  Hummmmm?
> 
> > [Alternatively, if ARIN is to replace NSI/InterNIC, then why is
> > ARIN's policies different than NSI/InterNIC's policies?]
> >
> 
> Because policies change.  The proposed policies of ARIN are very similar to
> the current Internic policies with slight changes to address commonly
> agreed on changes.  I expect policies to change over time with all
> registries.
> 
> >               Michael
> >
> 
> --->  Phil

Regards,
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