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

Stephen Sprunk stephen at sprunk.org
Wed Sep 13 22:44:28 UTC 2006

Thus spake "Johnny Eriksson" <bygg at cafax.se>
> "D'Arcy J.M. Cain" <darcy at druid.net> wrote:
>> If we were still calling central and asking "Hi Mabel, can you put me
>> through to Doc," no one would give a rat's ass about phone number
>> portability.  Notice that no one is getting worked up about circuit
>> number portability.
> ... or street number portability.  Thanks $deity.

That's the canonical argument against address portability -- you can't 
take your street address with you when you move.

( I suppose now would be a bad time to point out I have a portable ZIP 
code: it's mine for life as long as I pay for the service it came with, 
no matter where I move. )


Stephen Sprunk         "God does not play dice."  --Albert Einstein
CCIE #3723         "God is an inveterate gambler, and He throws the
K5SSS        dice at every possible opportunity." --Stephen Hawking 

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