[ppml] ARIN IP conservation and FREE IP Addresses
stephen at sprunk.org
Sat Oct 6 19:34:07 EDT 2007
Thus spake "Randy Bush" <randy at psg.com>
>> Is it just me, or does it seems like everybody wants to raise
>> fees on somebody else?
> and, as arin does not seem to be hurting for income, it would
> seem these efforts are motivated by some kind of anger /
> vengance or political goals.
Perhaps some commenters are motivated by such, but I'm only asking for a fee
schedule that would provide a more fair (i.e. less anticompetitive) and more
I don't propose ARIN increase its revenues. If we charged per IP as opposed
to the current tier structure, the vast majority of ARIN members would see
their fees go down.
(Perhaps a small flat fee, say $500/yr, plus a per-IP fee. That covers the
fixed cost of dealing with an org in terms of billing and contracts, their
"free" membership, etc.)
Stephen Sprunk "God does not play dice." --Albert Einstein
CCIE #3723 "God is an inveterate gambler, and He throws the
K5SSS dice at every possible opportunity." --Stephen Hawking
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