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RE: Statements against new.net?
- From: Mathew Butler
- Date: Wed Mar 14 15:52:39 2001
Title: RE: Statements against new.net?
Adrian: The key word is "cooperating". New.net (and its brethren that are being born in technology incubators as we speak) are not "cooperating", they're intentionally "culture-jamming" for their own gain.
Speaking for himself, not his company
From: Adrian Chadd [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, March 14, 2001 2:18 AM
To: Stephen J. Wilcox
Subject: Re: Statements against new.net?
On Wed, Mar 14, 2001, Stephen J. Wilcox wrote:
> You dont have to use ARIN/RIPE allocated IPs on your network, you can pick
> your own (non-RFC1918) addresses just dont advertise them, but again what
> good is that to users on my network who wont be able to see the sites.
> Look: "Internet" its single, not plural that would be "Internets" there
> are certain uniquenesses which must be maintained if you want all users on
> "The Internet" to receive the same results no matter who's network they
> are on.
Hrm. Somewhere along the line I remember the Internet being defined
as a bunch of networks cooperating in order to exchange information.
When did that change? :-)
I'll be happy when more companies start to see that they canactually
make money by fostering internet growth rather than making money by
abusing internet growth.
Adrian Chadd "The fact you can download a 100 megabyte file
<email@example.com> from half way around the world should be viewed
as an accident and not a right."
-- Adrian Chadd and Bill Fumerola