[arin-ppml] ICP2 and the role of ARIN in an ipv4 address market

McTim dogwallah at gmail.com
Wed Apr 20 00:31:01 EDT 2011

On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 12:18 AM, Milton L Mueller <mueller at syr.edu> wrote:
> Interesting suggestions, Matthew. Worth considering. What matters now is not whether those are exactly the right solutions or whether someone on the list can pick at one or two details. What matters is whether this group understands the problem and takes the problem seriously enough to start working on it.
> In that regard, I view John's invocation of ICP2 as off-target.
> ICP2 is about how to establish a new RIR. What is on the table now is not a new RIR, but a different regulatory model for the existing RIR in the North American region.

Do you think the alt registry folk would limit their business to North
America only?

I think ICP-2 is directly on point, since it is the de-facto global
"regulatory model", and what is being mooted is a "different
regulatory model"  (in your words).


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route indicates how we get there."  Jon Postel

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