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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. :-)