[arin-ppml] Q1 - ARIN address transfer policy: why thetriggerdate?

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Sat Jun 21 03:37:19 EDT 2008

On Jun 20, 2008, at 5:21 PM, Leo Bicknell wrote:

> In a message written on Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 07:27:31PM -0400,  
> Milton L Mueller wrote:
>> Those conditions are ridiculous. Or rather, as Owen and Leo have
>> basically confessed in public, they were designed by people who don't
>> want there to be transfer markets at all.
> I believe this incorrectly states the history.
> The AC developed this proposal together.  Of the 15 members several
> are quite pro-market, several are quite anti-market, many are
> somewhere in the middle..  If anything it could be called a  
> "bipartisen
> bill".
> My own history is that I was mildly pro-market prior to the AC
> taking on the task of developing the policy proposal.  As I considered
> the options seriously and in-depth I moved to a anti-market position.
> Some on the AC did just the opposite.
I also started out mildly pro-market although I absolutely opposed an
unregulated market.  Indeed, it is watching the discussion and the
process of attempting to develop appropriate regulations for such
a market which caused me to move to an anit-market position.


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