[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: IPv4 Recovery Fund / history lesson #1

Milton L Mueller mueller at syr.edu
Mon Nov 24 14:30:33 EST 2008

This CV discussion is way out of bounds, but suffice it to say that an
_academic CV_ is not expected to include nonacademic magazine articles
and reports. 

Milton Mueller
Professor, Syracuse University School of Information Studies
XS4All Professor, Delft University of Technology
Internet Governance Project:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom Vest [mailto:tvest at pch.net] 
> Sent: Monday, November 24, 2008 1:56 PM
> To: Milton L Mueller
> Cc: arin-ppml at arin.net
> Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: IPv4 Recovery Fund 
> / history lesson #1
> On Nov 24, 2008, at 12:36 PM, Milton L Mueller wrote:
> > Tom:
> > Well, gee, thanks....I think. I thought I had made my 
> experience with
> > spectrum policy and spectrum markets clear from the outset of the
> > debates on this list. I can only be flattered that someone 
> has devoted
> > so much time to compiling my work on that; on the other hand its
> > interesting that you think a recounting of that record somehow  
> > detracts
> > from my credibility here. I would conclude the opposite.
> >
> > If your message is, Mueller is a liberal who generally favors
> > competition and decentralized choice over monopoly and centralized
> > control, then I'm guilty as charged.
> My only message was that your public cv is curiously incomplete, and  
> that the gaps seem to belie a strong ideological predisposition that  
> makes your frequent protestations of other peoples' "ideological  
> constraints" deceptive, and more than a little hypocritical.
> FWIW, my impression is that you do, indeed, favor competition and  
> decentralized choice over monopoly and centralized control -- except  
> when monopoly and centralized control is a "market outcome." But I  
> have no intention of subjecting the community to any further  
> discussion of this on list.
> Out of curiosity, will you be filling in the blanks in your 
> published  
> cv, or is there another version where these and other "professional  
> activities" not recorded in the version you share with the academic  
> community are fully enumerated?
> TV

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