[arin-ppml] [EXT] Re: Open Petition for ARIN-prop-266: BGP Hijacking is an ARIN Policy Violation

Marilson Mapa marilson.mapa at gmail.com
Wed May 8 01:52:36 EDT 2019

Keith, there are many ways to sabotage a work or avoid inconvenient rules.
The most efficient way is to ask definitions. You asked for a definition.
Although for many it is a difficult definition, it is very easy for me. The
problem is that a list member have tied to your request twelve other
definitions. He forgot to relate the definition of abuse. So we would have
to define 14 items. It is like to be holding meetings when nothing wants to
do. Not content to create a high equation to infinity, he disqualified
prop-266 authors as professionals without "necessary training, experience,
background, and technical expertise for such practice".

This is a classic argumentum ad hominem: a fallacy identified when one
seeks to deny a proposition with a criticism to its author. Used in excess
on this list and is never grounds for notification. But identifying the
person and showing the use of this practice is considered ad hominem and
reason for requesting expulsion by malicious persons or by who have a
skeleton in the closet

For showing the absurd argumentum ad hominem of adviser David Farmer
against the authors of prop-266, I was accused of ad hominem and some
members asked for my expulsion. I would like to make to these individuals
the question that was posted on this list: Are you doing hijacking and
don't want interference?

"I welcome questions, and I hope ARIN will" try "to weigh correctly the
assertions of people who have never" considered an ethical stance in their

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