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Re: ARIN allocating /20 netblocks?
At 08:59 PM 5/15/98 -0400, Kim Hubbard wrote: >> >> Jeremiah Kristal wrote: <snip> >> ARIN has made a slight change to make it easier for them to make more >> money by allowing anyone to register for IPs. They will assign a /20 and >> reserve the adjacent /20... >> <snip> >ARIN just can't win with some people :-) If we don't change policy, we're >evil....if we do, we're greedy. *sigh* > If I remember correctly (someone correct me if I'm wrong here), ARIN is a Non-profit organization. This classification generally means something to the effect that they can't make more money. So, if they begin taking in more revenues due to an increased use of thier services, they must either spend those revenues, or reduce the price of the services. Of course increased usage might mean that they may have to add more hardware/Software/People, etc. <here is where I may be seriously wrong, however....> I do believe that members have a say into how this is resolved, by acting through one of the governing boards? -Chris