[arin-ppml] Fw: Accusation of fundamental, conflictofinterest/IPaddresspolicypitched directly to ICANN

Mike Burns mike at nationwideinc.com
Tue May 3 16:01:34 EDT 2011

Hi Eric, answers inline

> taking a few comments spread over a myrid of notes ...
>> My interest is in having a market for the buying and selling of IP 
>> addresses free from government and psuedo-government ...
> a [IDEOLOGICAL] tag on the subject line would be appropriate.

I suppose I am guilty of having an ideology which guides me.
Am I the only one on the list?

>> ... a informed higher authority ...
> the existence of which is an assumption that is not actually proved.

Or disproved, so why not continue the discussion?

>> I think that is like expecting Network Solutions to have voted for 
>> competing DNS registrars
> the expression of opinion, absent a reference to competition policy, in 
> the late 90s, or the present, is not convincing, nor, in the example 
> offered, correct.

I am assuming a historical perspective from the intelligent posters here, 
perhaps a remedial lesson is required in some cases.

>> But nobody seems too sure what that higher authority is ...
> i hadn't observed a question asked, only an assertion that an answer 
> existed, in a specific form.
> eric



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