[ARIN-consult] [arin-announce] Fee Schedule Change Consultation

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Fri Nov 9 16:47:19 EST 2012

On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 4:40 PM, paul vixie <paul at redbarn.org> wrote:
> ARIN has never structured its fees as a form of "sin tax" such that
> people who do bad things (like not deploying IPv6) pay more. i'm not
> saying we can't, i'm saying we havn't. if this consultation ends with a
> clear consensus that we ought to do that, then we probably would. but i
> would be surprised to see that result.

Hi Paul,

With due respect, I think it grossly overstates the case to suggest
that an IPv6 fee waiver as a "sin tax" on non-adopters. It's the
removal of one of the barriers to _prompt_ adoption. Nothing more,
nothing less.

Bill Herrin

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