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Re: Why does Sprint have address filters again?
On Sat, 30 May 1998, Karl Denninger wrote: > On Sat, May 30, 1998 at 12:59:27PM -0500, Sean Donelan wrote: > > >5. One is financed by the government out of your taxes and is merely an > > >accounting formality much like a customer ID number. The other is funded > > >by a corporation that has no government funding and must support itself > > >not unlike most businesses and the number is a critical infrastructure > > >identifier something like an NPA-NXX. > > > > Technically, the USF is an industry-funded fund (sic? redundant). The SLC > > is an independent not-for-profit entity (gosh sounds like ARIN). The > > Universal Service Administrative Company, a subsidary of NECA collects > > the USF fees and distributes them to the various funds. The money does > > not come from the US Treasury, nor even 'taxpayers.' The USF money comes > > from subscribers of interstate telecommunications services, much like the > > money for ARIN comes from the subscribers of IP addresses and AS numbers. > > > > I couldn't find a budget on the ARIN website; but I wouldn't be pointing > > to the SLC as an example of a well-run organization. Even ARIN at its > > worst doesn't match the SLC for insanity. (Yes, Kim that was a compliment). > > Maybe if the president of ARIN was paid $300,000/year like the president > > of the SLC, things would be different. > > -- > > Sean Donelan, Data Research Associates, Inc, St. Louis, MO > > Affiliation given for identification not representation > > What is ARIN's Presidential salary? > > We don't know, because to date ARIN has refused to release that information > (the salaries of the organization's officers). I thought ARIN budget with cost for salaries was public record. Learned something new today.. -Mo > > -- > -- > Karl Denninger (karl@MCS.Net)| MCSNet - Serving Chicagoland and Wisconsin > http://www.mcs.net/ | T1's from $600 monthly / All Lines K56Flex/DOV > | NEW! Corporate ISDN Prices dropped by up to 50%! > Voice: [+1 312 803-MCS1 x219]| EXCLUSIVE NEW FEATURE ON ALL PERSONAL ACCOUNTS > Fax: [+1 312 803-4929] | *SPAMBLOCK* Technology now included at no cost >