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Re: Fwd: FW: Removal from APNIC lists

  • From: Stephen Sprunk
  • Date: Wed May 20 12:02:09 1998

Jim, this is NANOG.  This is not the appropriate place to discuss
APNIC's mismanagement of allocations or financial matters, if those
allegations are even correct.

We're all sick of you ranting (obviously).  If you're going to rant, AT
LEAST rant on the appropriate list.


Jim Fleming wrote:
> According to the APNIC Annual Report, the data base of information
> is not accurate[1]. Despite this, the APNIC received an additional allocation
> of over 16 million IPv4 addresses in April of 1997. That appears to be the
> same time that the APNIC paid the IANA $50,000 in service fees. This also
> appears to be at a time when the APNIC had not used the addresses it
> already had.
> Why does a private company like APNIC, set up in an off-shore haven
> like the Seychelles, and operating out of Tokyo, with apparently no taxes
> being paid to Japan[2], be allowed to obtain additional IPv4 address space
> with apparently no justification and an admission of poor record keeping
> while U.S. ISPs and other companies around the world are put through
> the ringer for a few IPv4 addresses ?
> -
> Jim Fleming
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Stephen Sprunk, KD5DWP   "Oops."            Email: [email protected]
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