Merit Network
Can't find what you're looking for? Search the Mail Archives.
  About Merit   Services   Network   Resources & Support   Network Research   News   Events   Home

Discussion Communities: Merit Network Email List Archives

North American Network Operators Group

Date Prev | Date Next | Date Index | Thread Index | Author Index | Historical

Re: RIPE NCC Position On The ITU IPv6 Group

  • From: Andy Davidson
  • Date: Mon Mar 01 09:08:13 2010

On 01/03/2010 14:04, Arjan van der Oest wrote:
> Andy wrote:
>>> Competition is not a bad thing.
>> Competition would be if I could approach the NCC or Pepsi Cola for my
>> integers for use on the internet.  It is not competition if the
>> government makes me ask them for some integers.
> Assuming that ITU would become a nationwide alternative RIR, you still
> have the choice to approach NCC, wouldn't you?

Why would this automatically be the case ?  If governments were required
to distribute addresses via the national regulator, then the freedom of
choice would NOT be the case.

> Not sure if Pepsi would be the right comparison for the ITU ;-)

My point entirely. :-)

Andy





Discussion Communities


About Merit | Services | Network | Resources & Support | Network Research
News | Events | Contact | Site Map | Merit Network Home


Merit Network, Inc.