May COOK Report Published tonight (fwd)

Robert Collet rcollet at
Mon May 1 20:41:46 UTC 1995


if the preponderence of the membership feels the same way as you do we'll
obviously not pursue this approach.  What are your thoughts on the
alternative approach of simply enhancing existing InterNIC operations
through supplementary funding, e.g., from CIX, ISOC, etc.


Bob Collet

>> I hope this is a road they never try to go down.
>> Joseph Stroup
>> On Sun, 30 Apr 1995, Michael Dillon wrote:
>> > 
>> > I wonder how many of you have heard about the CIX plans to become THE 
>> > Internet routing arbiter and in other ways replace the former NSFNet? 
>> > Is there any serious possibility of their plans coming to fruition?
>This is a road that, should the CIX attempt to travel, it will be met with
>extremely high resistance from people like myself.
>You don't even want to think about the restraint of trade issues if a trade
>association tries to set itself up as a RA or NIC and demands money for
>membership to receive those services.
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