RIPE NCC Executive Board election

Valerie Wittkop vwittkop at
Wed May 13 23:44:39 UTC 2020

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> On May 13, 2020, at 7:40 PM, Brielle <bruns at> wrote:
> What makes you think that companies are going to spend money and time on your “solution” when they’re having to be dragged kicking and screaming to fully enable IPv6 to every endpoint on their networks?  
> Most places already OWN IPv6 capable routers/equipment, they’re just either being lazy in setting it up (“no reason to” excuse) or there’s not enough customer demand for them to take the time.
> You don’t seem to have a firm grasp on WHY IPv6 adoption is taking so long. 
> Sent from my iPad
>> On May 13, 2020, at 5:15 PM, Elad Cohen <elad at> wrote:
>> A degree in economics is not needed to know that if the damages of something is causing x2 the amount that can be spent to avoid the damages - then half of the amount should be spent.
>> From: Töma Gavrichenkov <ximaera at>
>> Sent: Thursday, May 14, 2020 2:09 AM
>> To: Elad Cohen <elad at>
>> Cc: Shane Ronan <shane at>; North American Network Operators' Group <nanog at>
>> Subject: Re: RIPE NCC Executive Board election
>> Peace,
>> On Thu, May 14, 2020 at 2:04 AM Elad Cohen <elad at> wrote:
>> > [..] for example if spoofed DDoS amplification attacks are
>> > causing yearly damages of $100M per year in the world
>> > and these EOL equipment cost $50M in the world, it
>> > might be worth to replace them)
>> What's your degree in economics?  Is it an MBA, and if yes, then where?
>> Quite frankly, when it comes to your biography published on the
>> candidates page, we honestly don't even know if you're even succeeded
>> in primary school.  There's nothing telling about this.
>> What engineering experience do you have?
>> --
>> Töma

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