Why does Sprint have address filters again?
karl at mcs.net
Thu May 28 19:15:49 UTC 1998
On Thu, May 28, 1998 at 02:58:35PM -0400, Kim Hubbard wrote:
> > On Thu, May 28, 1998 at 10:40:03AM -0400, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> > > On Wed, May 27, 1998 at 08:08:57PM -0500, Karl Denninger wrote:
> > > [ Karl asks a bunch of cogent questions and then scares the shit out of
> > > me by following up with: ]
> > > > [This is a request as an ARIN AC member, who has tried to get a lot of
> > > > these kinds of questions answered from officers and trustees of ARIN]
> > >
> > > Would it be out of line for me to ask why you are having so much
> > > difficulty _getting_ answers to these questions that you need to ask
> > > them here? This whole ARIN thing is starting to smell somewhat like the
> > > InterNIC does...
> > ARIN has asserted that individual members (and in fact individual AC members)
> > don't have a right to have these types of questions answered.
> ARIN has NEVER asserted that members or individuals have no right to
> have these types of questions answered.
Should I repost the list of questions I've sent through the AC list (without
answer) to NANOG Kim?
> To my knowledge, neither Karl nor anyone else that I can think of, has asked
> ARIN any questions regarding it's involvement in Sprint's decision to
> filter prefixes. If someone is asking now, the answer is that the
> registries (ARIN didn't even exist at the time Sprint began filtering)
> had no involvement other than to request that Sprint lower their filters
> from a /18 to a /19.
> Kim Hubbard
This discussion wasn't ONLY about Sprint's decision to filter prefixes.
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