ARIN IP6 policy for those with legacy IP4 Space

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Fri Apr 9 12:07:58 CDT 2010


On Apr 9, 2010, at 7:30 AM, todd glassey wrote:

> On 4/8/2010 10:32 AM, Stephen Sprunk wrote:
>> On 07 Apr 2010 18:40, N. Yaakov Ziskind wrote:
>>> I don't think the issue is *money* (at least the big issue; money is
>>> *always* an issue), but rather the all-of-sudden jump from being
>>> unregulated to regulated, whatever that means.
>> 
>> ARIN is not a regulator.  The "jump" is from not paying for services
>> that you have no contract for to paying for services that you do have a
>> contract for.
> 
> BULL SH*T, ARIN makes determinations as to how many IP addresses it will
> issue and in that sense it is exactly a regulator.
> 
No, ARIN is not a regulator.  Regulators have guns or access to people with
guns to enforce the regulations that they enact. ARIN has no such power.

The FCC is a regulator.  The California PUC is a regulator. ARIN is not
a regulator.

Owen




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