[arin-ppml] Official Spin-Off of GQBC and GQNET from the Gymnasium Querfurt High School to enhance education
baptista at publicroot.org
Wed Jan 13 11:18:35 EST 2010
A very interesting development Christopher. But members reading this may be
confused. So will provide here a brief summary.
Three days ago I faxed the Principle at Christopher's school the "Gymnasium
Querfurt High School" a letter and supporting documentation with respect to
Christopher's conduct in this conference - a copy of this fax is available
for members to read at the following URL:
As a result of my letter meetings were held and the school is now doing its
best to distance itself from Christopher's projects.
The school has confirmed with me that they will be replying to my fax by
letter. We will see then what they have to say.
I do hope the school will apologize to the members here for Christopher's
And in closing I want to take this opportunity to ask Christopher in public
to apologize to the members for his conduct. I have asked Christopher in
private correspondence to apologize to the members. To date no apology has
been received and if Christopher can't provide one I hope the school does.
On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 10:36 AM, Christopher Mettin <
cmettin at gqbc-online.com> wrote:
> Dear ARIN Community,
> To strengthen education of high school education, even outside the walls of
> such an institution, in Mai 2008 the students of the Gymnasium Querfurt High
> School founded the Gymnasium Querfurt Broadcasting Channel, an International
> organization. It’s bylaws were soon written and meant to chronologically
> include all future amendments and extensions to the mission of the
> organizations, these bylaws are known as the GQ RFCs, in honor of the
> Requests for Change.
> A few months afterwards the organizations was absorbed by the GQHS and
> managed together with GQHS teachers. Three days ago from today, this action
> was reversed together with our principal and the school assembly. The GQBC
> administration, namely I, wanted to ensure the organization will be still
> administrated according to its founding principles after my own graduation
> and those of my fellow student network administrators.
> 3 official reasons were stated in the spin-off contract:
> 1. The fusion of GQBC with GQHS has never been authorized by a
> ratified GQ RFC. GQHS rather received a temporary mandate to help GQBC
> growing in its first life phases;
> 2. GQ RFC 1 clearly stated that GQBC is an independent organization
> with the mission to support education. To maintain objectivity such an
> organization has to be run independently from a school. We only remained a
> phrase advising that GQBC originated from the GQHS on our website, and also
> GQBC will still provide services for the GQHS it provided before (e.g. web
> transcripts); and
> 3. Due to massive email, fax, and even telephone fraud attacks by an
> opponent of the Public-Root (name intentionally omitted but we are sure
> everyone knows him), which already satisfy the definition of terrorism, and
> the fact that GQ RFCs did never grant GQBC the right to provide contact
> details of the GQHS to entities other than educational institutions. GQBC
> amended its policies and the contact page on gqbc-online.com to state that
> the only way for individuals and companies outside the state of
> Sachsen-Anhalt to contact the school is through a spam-filtered email
> It is entirely true that the attacker failed his goal to knock down the
> development of a global school network (GQNET), and we can proudly say it
> was not the fate of the pilot project for International education to fail.
> The attacker will soon receive a message from our principal stating the
> school is no longer responsible for his falsified claims and “scam warnings”
> and he will have to immediately stop to write any faxes, emails, or call the
> GQNET which was planned within the last weeks is now ready to start. There
> will be three main departments the network consists of: an Internet Service
> provider (GQNET.Connect) connecting all users to the GQNET , the .GQNET
> domain management (GQ NIC), and the team re-deploying the internal GQHS
> network to serve educational resources to the global GQNET (GQNET next-gen
> school network).
> GQNET.Connect is hereby officially introduced as the first educational
> Internet Service Provider with multi-homed deployment which will soon go on
> with the work I began, making IP addresses available for educational
> purposes free of charge. And of course, GQNET.Connect is primarily based in
> Michigan), therefore subject to be served by ARIN with IP addresses.
> I hope we can soon find a way to get the important IP’s without long
> discussions caused by commercial companies trying to reserve IP addresses
> for their own prosper. The Web is an exponentially growing knowledge library
> and not the stock market.
> For those of you who want to benefit from a more inclusive name space the
> Public-Root, root of the Internet2 and our Top Level Domain sponsor,
> provides, go on http://inaic.com to receive further information on how to
> upgrade your desktop configurations and server hint files. Users of the
> Public-Root have instant access to most GQNET resources. Further, the
> Public-Root has master servers on all over the world and is therefore more
> reliable than the commercial legacy root, which is mainly deployed on the
> East and West coast of the US.
> Sincerely yours,
> Christopher Mettin
> Student Network Administrator
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