[arin-ppml] Internet 101: Collaboration (was - Microsoft receives court approval for transfer as agreed with ARIN)

Chris Grundemann cgrundemann at gmail.com
Sat Apr 30 18:27:23 EDT 2011

On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 20:06, David Conrad <drc at virtualized.org> wrote:
> Chris,
> On Apr 28, 2011, at 11:02 AM, Chris Grundemann wrote:
>> The Internet is an exercise in collaboration.
> Exactly.  Which is why "the ARIN community" (which, just to remind you, consists of maybe a couple of hundred technical folks, a tiny fraction of which participate actively)

Actually, the ARIN community consists explicitly of everyone within
the ARIN region (including, but not limited to, legacy address
holders) and implicitly of anyone in the world who wishes to

> deciding unilaterally not to collaborate with legacy holders by attempting to force them to submit themselves to a policy regime that goes against their interests, is in my estimation unlikely to be successful.

I obviously did not make myself clear, let me try again: Fragmentation
and balkanization of the Internet is against the interests of all who
use the Internet (including, but not limited to, legacy address


> Regards,
> -drc


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