[ARIN-consult] Community Consultation: Future Direction for the ARIN Fee Schedule

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Sun Oct 12 16:33:03 EDT 2014

On Sun, Oct 12, 2014 at 2:20 PM, John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:
> On Oct 12, 2014, at 1:04 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
>> On Sun, Oct 12, 2014 at 10:20 AM, John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:
>>> do you feel
>>> that those with larger invoices would seek a corresponding larger
>>> say in how ARIN is governed?
>> That depends. Should ARIN be capable of providing the public oversight
>> function that the USG wants to shed? Vote per share and similar
>> sliding-scale representation schemes are incompatible with providing
>> *public* oversight.
>   As the IANA Stewardship discussion is ongoing, it remains unclear
>  what requirements (if any) that will be ultimately placed on the
>  organizations involved in IANA oversight in any capacity, thus
>  making it rather speculative consideration for purposes of setting
>  the direction for ARIN's fee structure (at least at this time.)

Hi John,

You asked the question of how ARIN should be governed. If you don't
want to speculate on the impacts of that choice then don't ask a
question that demands speculation. Discuss changes to fees not

Bill Herrin

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