[arin-ppml] Implementation of NRPM 8.3
cgrundemann at gmail.com
Fri Dec 9 14:36:10 EST 2011
On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 22:34, Martin Hannigan <hannigan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I remember in KL spending some time talking to the ITU representative
>> and explaining to her that the problem most of us have with the ITU is not
>> that they are open to the participation of governments, but, the fact that they
>> are not so open to the participation of everyone who is not a government.
> Considering that our governments represent us, in most cases, I don't
> see how this is a valid argument. The ITU is a classic example of an
> easy bogeyman. To date, no one has really explained exactly what is
> wrong with the ITU being involved in numbering other than labeling
> them as a sort of cult.
The text you quoted answers that question; the ITU is not open to
participation like all of the existing Internet bodies are.
> I honestly have no idea what to think or believe either way.
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