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Re: ARIN Policy on IP-based Web Hosting

  • From: J. Scott Marcus
  • Date: Thu Aug 31 15:23:40 2000

At 11:44 08/31/2000 -0600, Alec H. Peterson wrote:
>[email protected] wrote:
>> So who actually goes to these things, and was the new policy a later
>> result of discussions at the meeting, or was there actually some sort of
>> vote at the meeting?  
>There was a count-of-hands vote at either the member or public policy
>meeeting (I don't remember which one offhand, as it was a while ago).  The
>issue had been discussed by the AC extensively, and we generally decided
>that we needed to bring the issue to the members before we could decide what
>the issue was.  Interestingly enough the membership was more gung-ho on the
>idea than the AC was...

If memory serves, this show of hands took place in the ARIN Public Policy
meeting, *NOT* in the member meeting.  ARIN Public Policy meetings are
intended to be open to the broader community -- they are not members-only
affairs.  See the announcement for the forthcoming ARIN VI meeting at

>Public Policy Meeting
>The first two days will consist of the PPM, an open forum for discussing
>and addressing the needs of the IP community. All parties are invited to
>this meeting. At last April's event, many policy and related technical
>were endorsed. 

- Scott (speaking for himself only)