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Re: [Fwd: Kremen VS Arin Antitrust Lawsuit - Anyone have feedback?]

  • From: Fred Baker
  • Date: Tue Sep 12 19:25:56 2006
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On Sep 12, 2006, at 2:45 AM, Daniel Golding wrote:

What would establish IP addresses as some sort of ARIN-owned and licensed community property? Well, winning a court case like this, or congress passing a law.
Korea also has passed a law that any addresses assign to KRNIC become the property of KRNIC. But even passing a law doesn't make it so.

IP Addresses have always been treated as a resource of the network since its inception. The fact that lawmakers don't understand or care to understand doesn't change the facts of the case.

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