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

George Herbert george.herbert at gmail.com
Wed Feb 16 02:18:36 EST 2011

On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 11:05 PM, George Bonser <gbonser at seven.com> wrote:
>> "Specifically, this policy recognizes that absent an agreement such as
>> the RSA or LRSA there is no formal relationship with legacy address
>> holders.  At present, however, ARIN continues to provide services to
>> these organizations.  This is done without compensation and
> potentially
>> in opposition to the legacy address holders' wishes.  As a result of
>> this behavior ARIN has created an illusion of implied authority that
>> exposes ARIN to unacceptable levels of liability, is hindering the
>> development of an open address market (driving it "underground"), and
>> is putting the operational stability of the Internet at risk.  As new
>> services such as RPKI are contemplated this situation becomes even
> more
>> critical."
> If you think about it for a moment, you will come to realize that it is
> IPv4 itself that is placing the stability of the Internet at risk, not
> ARINs services rendered for those legacy assignments.  The sooner
> everyone no longer uses v4 for anything, the sooner this becomes a moot
> point.
> The answer is not in a flurry of proposals for v4, the answer is in
> forgetting about v4 as quickly as possible.

The Internet will be Dead -> Kill the Internet ?

-george william herbert
george.herbert at gmail.com

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