[arin-ppml] Analogies

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Fri Apr 29 12:31:52 EDT 2011

On Apr 29, 2011, at 12:28 PM, David Conrad wrote:

> On Apr 29, 2011, at 9:09 AM, John Curran wrote:
>> Actually, wouldn't a more apt analogy be the transition that everyone 
>> underwent from free DNS services to having to pay for DNS registration
>> services?  That involved a similar scale of thousands of existing parties
>> going to from free non-contractual arrangements into a formal contract
>> and payment.
> And if you didn't like being forced into that arrangement, there were (so the theory goes) a variety of competitive registries you could move to.

Could you explain?  When that happened, I don't recall there
being any competitive registries.


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