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Re: ARIN Services

  • From: Dean Anderson
  • Date: Sat Apr 18 22:51:03 1998

At 6:15 AM -0400 4/18/98, Dean Robb wrote:
>At 10:43 4/18/98 -0400, you wrote:
>>Dean sez:
>>All the questions can probably be answered by noting that ARIN is a
>>non-profit arm of NSI.
>>
>>this is not true
>
>http://rs.arin.net/faq.html
>
>"17. What are the roles of Network Solutions and the InterNIC?
>
>NSIís role is to sponsor ARIN, providing assistance to its establishment
>and providing initial support of ARIN until ARIN is self-funding. Once this
>is achieved, there will be no ties--financial, management or other--between
>the two organizations. ARIN will be an independent, non-profit organization
>responding to its membership. "
>
>Since it is not yet self-funding, what, exactly, part is untrue of my
>statement?

All of it.  While it is still an "arm" of NSI, it is not a non-profit. At
some point it will become independent and non-profit. At which point it
will not be an arm of the NSI.  At no time will it ever be a "non-profit
arm of the NSI".

		--Dean


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