[arin-ppml] Use of "reserved" address space.

Ted Mittelstaedt tedm at ipinc.net
Wed Jun 30 20:20:49 EDT 2010

On 6/30/2010 1:24 PM, Benson Schliesser wrote:
> On 30 Jun 10, at 1:45 PM, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
>> My guess, based on long observation of the UN is that as long as
>> ARIN generally has the majority support of the major telecommunications
>> companies and data networks, that the ITU will rebuff any interference
>> and the UN will back them.  This has been the way it's worked in the
>> past on the global voice telecommunications network on issues like
>> RF frequency spectrum usage and there's no reason to assume that IP addressing will be treated any differently.
> Not that I disagree, but how do you explain the success of telephone number portability regulations given the above statement?

portability is a national, not global, issue.  (at least, as long as the 
global exchange is organized around country code prefixes)


> Cheers,
> -Benson

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