[ppml] Policy Proposal 2007-6 (was Re: More on Kremen/Cohen)

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Sat Aug 4 01:15:39 EDT 2007

On Aug 3, 2007, at 5:14 PM, bill fumerola wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 03, 2007 at 11:24:12AM -0700, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
>> So, did counsel ever comment on any past "shoot spammers dead on  
>> sight"
>> proposals?  There had to have been at least one! :-)
> while counsel hasn't, the ARIN staff[1] and AC[2] have shot down a
> proposal - dead on sight - that changes the size of minimum  
> allocation,
> using spammers as a scapegoat.
I do not believe that ARIN staff shot down the proposal.  I do  
believe that they
expressed concerns about the proposal, some of which were specious in my
opinion, but, nonetheless, I do not believe staff killed this proposal.

While I did support the proposal, I honestly believe that the AC,  
faced with
a 50/50 split in the room and a relatively even split argument on the  
list leading up to the meeting did not have any way to consider that  
was consensus.  I do believe that the AC should have opted to work with
the author on a redraft addressing the concerns expressed, and, I  
that we will eventually see a proposal which addresses these needs and
these concerns in the future.  Such a proposal may be limited to IPv6,
however, by the time it sees the light of day.  I do hope it comes  

> that's not quite the same thing, though.
> -- bill 
> 1. http://lists.arin.net/pipermail/ppml/2007-April/006601.html
> 2. http://lists.arin.net/pipermail/ppml/2007-April/006716.html
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