[arin-discuss] IPv6 as justification for IPv4?
Jesse D. Geddis
jesse at la-broadband.com
Mon Apr 15 20:34:55 EDT 2013
I know ARIN serves that region :) that was more of an aside. But the second part of my comment along that line was what is Trinidad's total allocation and does it justify the expense of flying John and however many others on his staff out there :) vs awarding those two all expense paid tickets for two Trinidadian's to come to the US or Canada or just make it totally neutral and somewhere close to ARINs office :)
I didn't really want that to be the focus of my comments though. I just thought it was interesting to include since we are talking about fees here. I think it was a reasonable assumption to say hey would ARINs fees be lower if we weren't doing that kind of "outreach" and what is the expected return on that visit being in that specific location.
LA Broadband LLC
On Apr 15, 2013, at 5:27 PM, "John Springer" <springer at inlandnet.com> wrote:
> Hi Jesse
> On Mon, 15 Apr 2013, Jesse D. Geddis wrote:
>> Also, regarding ARINs costs. I'm curious to know what the other options
> and their price was vs this retreat ARIN is doing to Trinidad... Is that
> really the best, most economical use of our fees? How many IPs are in use
> there? I was pretty appalled when I saw that show up in my inbox. Surely
> ARIN can find better uses for our funds than such extravagance...
> Residents of the Caribbean are ARIN members and members of the community. Also, Canada! IMO, it is equitable to site meetings in other ARIN nations occasionally, that attendees from them may have more modest travel costs. Not to mention that entering the good ole USA as a furriner is rather less fun than it used to be.
> John Springer
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