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

John Springer springer at inlandnet.com
Thu Nov 15 18:35:51 EST 2012

Hi Bill,

On Thu, 15 Nov 2012, William Herrin wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 4:31 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
>> On Nov 15, 2012, at 13:12 , William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
>>> 2. Don't refuse to interact with a registrant on matters unrelated to
>>> the legacy registration. Tell a legacy registrant he can't have IPv6
>>> addresses unless he first signs over his IPv4 addresses and you make
>>> that registrant's choice an easy one: no IPv6 this year.
>> Agreed, but, I would say do not issue additional ASN or IPv4 resources
>> without first resolving the fee and contract issue on the existing resources.
> Unless there's a much better reason than "waah, those guys are still
> getting the free ride we promised them 15 years ago," I'd say: let
> sleeping giants lie. ARIN has important fights to win for us, against
> governments who want to do asinine things with Internet management.
> Why pick an extra fight with the legacy registrants?

Amen! Let's not.

John Springer

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