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Re: Affects of the balkanization of mail blacklisting

  • From: J.D. Falk
  • Date: Mon Aug 13 18:38:11 2001

On 08/13/01, Miquel van Smoorenburg <miquels@cistron-office.nl> wrote: 

> 
> In article <1100507318.997532919@[192.168.0.2]>,
> Margie  <margie@mail-abuse.org> wrote:
> >MAPS as a corporation must have revenue to operate.
> 
> Has MAPS ever talked to organisations like RIPE and ARIN? Most providers
> are a paying member of those anyway. MAPS might or could be an organisation
> just as important for the continuity of the internet as those ones.
> If you could persuade them to work together and let them offer MAPS to
> their members and pay the bill ..

	Remember how much shit ARIN got here when it was first announced
	that they'd be charging for IP addresses?  That thread was much
	worse than the recent MAPS hubbub -- probably because MAPS has 
	big, scary, easy-to-understand money holes like "legal fees," 
	while all ARIN's got is "operating expenses."

-- 
J.D. Falk                                   a plenitude should not be wasted
<jdfalk@cybernothing.org>