[Fwd: Kremen VS Arin Antitrust Lawsuit - Anyone have feedback?]

Fred Baker fred at cisco.com
Tue Sep 12 23:22:04 UTC 2006


On Sep 12, 2006, at 2:45 AM, Daniel Golding wrote:

> What would establish IP addresses as some sort of ARIN-owned and  
> licensed community property? Well, winning a court case like this,  
> or congress passing a law.

Korea also has passed a law that any addresses assign to KRNIC become  
the property of KRNIC. But even passing a law doesn't make it so.

IP Addresses have always been treated as a resource of the network  
since its inception. The fact that lawmakers don't understand or care  
to understand doesn't change the facts of the case.



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