[External] Normal ARIN registration service fees for LRSA entrants after 31 Dec 2023 (was: Fwd: [arin-announce] Availability of the Legacy Fee Cap for New LRSA Entrants Ending as of 31 December 2023)

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Fri Sep 16 16:28:01 UTC 2022

On Fri, Sep 16, 2022 at 9:09 AM Steve Noble <snoble at sonn.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2022, 8:55 AM John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:
>> It’s an artifact of our formation that we are presently providing services to any customers absent any agreement
>> and while ARIN continues to do so (by providing basic services to legacy customers), the long-term direction is
>> to provide the same services to all customers under the same agreement and fees – anything else wouldn’t be
>> equitable.
>> (This is the direction that the ARIN Board of Trustees has set based on community input; I will note that
>> the ARIN Board is itself elected by the community and that we have our annual election upcoming –
> Unless the rules have changed, this statement is incorrect.
> The board is not elected by the community, it is elected by ARIN customers who pay for the privilege to vote.
> Even though I pay significant money to ARIN I am not allowed to vote, but as far as I know, I am a part of the community.

Hi Steve,

Actually, the rules HAVE changed. Under the new fee schedule, every
payer except AS-only payers are eligible to vote. ARIN still has a lot
of structural deficiencies but in this particular respect they made a
major improvement.

Bill Herrin

For hire. https://bill.herrin.us/resume/

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