[arin-ppml] private whois record

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Wed Aug 8 15:59:59 EDT 2012

On Aug 8, 2012, at 12:33 , Kevin Kargel <kkargel at polartel.com> wrote:

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net [mailto:arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net] On
>> Behalf Of Milton L Mueller
>> Sent: Wednesday, August 08, 2012 1:07 PM
>> To: Chu, Yi [NTK]; 'ARIN PPML (ppml at arin.net)'
>> Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] private whois record
>> I just love the way people present their own views as "the community's"
>> views. Intentionally or not, it can have the effect of pre-empting
>> discussion of things that need to be discussed, and thus needs to be
>> identified and challenged whenever it occurs.
>> If I am not mistaken - or more accurately, if Chu Yi is not mistaken -
>> APNIC already has the kind of policy or practice he is requesting. Thus,
>> Heather, I must ask: are you saying that the entire Asia-Pacific region is
>> not part of "the community" that has favored transparency? Keep in mind
> [kjk] 
> [kjk] As far as ARIN is concerned the ARIN community is comprised of it's
> members. APNIC is another community.

Not quite... The ARIN community is comprised of anyone with an interest in IP policy in the ARIN region and an email address.

One can become a member of the ARIN community by merely subscribing to arin-ppml. There is no requirement that one be a member of ARIN or live within the ARIN service region to be a member of the ARIN community.


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