[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2019-2: Waiting List Block Size Restriction

Michael Williams michael.williams at glexia.com
Wed Feb 27 02:12:17 EST 2019

I appreciate the humour and agree with your statements but could we
keep the political commentary to a minimum? Your messages would have
the same affect.

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> On 27 Feb 2019, at 01:53, Ronald F. Guilmette <rfg at tristatelogic.com> wrote:
> In message <FB7268F3-FDDF-453B-9797-0EE2706A6503 at cubemotion.com>,
> Robert Clarke <robert at cubemotion.com> wrote:
>> My proposal is that ARIN auctions off all available IPv4 ranges reserved
>> for allocations under 4.2 policy and pockets the proceeds.
> This was always and inevitably going to be the end game anyway... a true
> and unfettered free market, where money talks and the devil takes the
> hindmost.  Or to quote one of the greates SciFi movies of all time
> (Alien, 1979) "A survivor - unclouded by conscience, remorse, or
> delusions of morality."
>> Excess funds can be used to buy up additional IPs to bolster ARIN
>> reserves, for an endowment, or potentially some other charitable venture.
> Sorry, but that part is just nuts.  Sell IP address so that you can
> buy IP addresses??  That makes no sense at all.  Much better to invest
> the money in real estate.  And as it happens, I understand that there
> are some condos for sale in Trump Tower.  For some reason, the Russians
> who used to own them don't seem to want them anymore.
> Oops!  Sorry.  My bad.  There are -no- Russians who own condos in Trump
> Tower.  There are however a number of offshore corporations that do own
> condos in Trump Tower.  But you know, we can't tell you who owns those
> because, you know, that's confidential.
> Regards,
> rfg
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