Re: [antitrust-policy] Who enforces an Antitrust Policy for the IETF

"John R Levine" <johnl@taugh.com> Sat, 21 January 2012 19:34 UTC

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> And, if it that should happen without a plan, they will still blame
> you and will cite you this email as they do so.
> 
> I fail to see how that is better.

That's making the assumption that the IETF has a formal anti-trust policy. It's 
pretty hard to fault one for enforcing a policy that doesn't exist, e.g., the 
anti-marijuana policy.

As I think I've said about a dozen times now, I don't think that would be a 
good idea to have such a policy.  Information about what the law says, yes, 
policy, no.

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John Levine, johnl@iecc.com, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for Dummies",
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