Important New Requirement for IPv4 Requests [re "impacting revenue"]

Jo Rhett jrhett at
Tue Apr 21 16:37:14 CDT 2009

On Apr 21, 2009, at 10:36 AM, Roger Marquis wrote:
> Thanks for the reply John, but PPML has not worked to-date.  Too many
> legacy interests willing and able to veto any such attempt at a  
> sustainable
> netblock return policy.  Not sure how us folks, of a similar mind as  
> it
> were, would be able to change that equation.  IMO this change has to  
> come
> from the top down.  Towards that goal can you give us any hint as to  
> how to
> effect that?

Let's translate that:  There is no consensus in the community who  
defines goals and objectives for ARIN to do Something.  Can you tell  
me how we can hijack the process and subjugate the community to our  

Roger -- although you'll find I'm no fan of Legacy holders and their  
"rights", I can't say that I follow your logic on having ARIN just "do  
something" against the will of the community.

Jo Rhett
Net Consonance : consonant endings by net philanthropy, open source  
and other randomness

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