[arin-ppml] [arin-announce] [Fwd: ARIN-prop-133: No Volunteer Services on Behalf of Unaffiliated Address Blocks]

Edward Lewis Ed.Lewis at neustar.biz
Wed Feb 16 08:16:19 EST 2011

At 0:36 -0500 2/16/11, Milton L Mueller wrote:
>Many people, such as Mr. Lewis of Neustar who commented above, may not
>fully understand why this is being proposed.

That is likely to be the case.  If though, as you say "many people" 
do not get this, the proposal needs to be edited to make clear the 
intentions.  In the absence of clearly stated goals, many of us with 
a history in this space will assume the same reasons as the last time 
we read such a proposal.

The words "as it is written" are significant when asked "Do you 
support this proposal as written."

>When Mr. Lewis says that "My membership in ARIN is funding my ability to
>find out who is sending me packets" he may be overlooking the fact that his
>membership is also funding that ability for all kinds of other people as well,
>many of whom are free riders and/or have no contract with ARIN.

FWIW, I am aware others are free riders.  I don't care, so what?  I'm 
concerned about my access to the data.

Edward Lewis
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