[arin-ppml] private whois record

McTim dogwallah at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 22:27:47 EDT 2012

On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 2:06 PM, Milton L Mueller <mueller at syr.edu> wrote:

> 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?

She was clearly referring to the ARIN community:

"You can look through meeting minutes, ppml & policy proposal archives for
the past versions of this discussion"

> Keep in mind that AP is the world's most populous region with the most
> Internet users and that the "badness" of which you speak is global and not
> bounded by any region or territory.
> I would say that the merit of your arguments regarding transparency may be
> strong enough to stand on their own; no need to invoke a fictitious
> "community"

a fictitious "community" in which you participate? ;-)


"A name indicates what we seek. An address indicates where it is. A route
indicates how we get there."  Jon Postel
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