[LINK] ICANN conference with no Net supplied

David Goldstein wavey_one at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 28 14:48:25 EST 2009


I was at the meeting all week and I too had no problems with any programmes, including Skype.

David



----- Original Message ----
> From: Tom Koltai <tomk at unwired.com.au>
> To: Kim Davies <kim at cynosure.com.au>
> Cc: Link <link at anu.edu.au>
> Sent: Friday, 26 June, 2009 12:02:46 PM
> Subject: Re: [LINK] ICANN conference with no Net supplied
> 
> Actually Kim, you are absolutely correct.
> 
> Day 1. - Nat Routing - so many complaints about Skype etc not working.
> Day 2. Telstra donates a "C" class on a first come first served basis.
> 
> A whole "C" class for for 1200 plus delegates.
> 
> Smart thinking those Telstra blokes - Anyone that doesn't get an IP
> number upfriont and doesn't wish to queue up for an available 1 in 4
> allocated ip number will give up waiting and use their mobile access
> data plans.
> 
> Is that real enough for you Kim ?
> 
> As far as Paul Twomey is concerned, I apologise to linkers, I should
> have checked pedigrees before shooting off at the mouth.
> 
> 
> Tom
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Kim Davies [mailto:kim at cynosure.com.au] 
> > Sent: Wednesday, 24 June 2009 4:05 PM
> > To: Tom Koltai
> > Cc: 'Link'
> > Subject: Re: [LINK] ICANN conference with no Net supplied
> > 
> > 
> > Tom, All,
> > 
> > | One would hope Mr Twomey has learnt a bit in the last 16 years. In 
> > | 1993 when he woerked at Telstra, he said to me (on the subject of
> > 
> > I just asked, and Paul did not work for Telstra.
> > 
> > | I wonder who organised that little snafu.
> > | Hmmm wonder if it was Telstra expecting to make a motza on the 
> > | international roaming data rates of the participating international 
> > | delegates. Yep - probably was.. Doesn't bode well for the future...
> > | In about a month, 1400+ delegates will receive their international
> > | roaming bill for data and hit the roof.
> > 
> > At the ICANN conference we have around 50 wireless access 
> > points set up across the conference space and hotel common 
> > areas, with a 100mbps full duplex link to the outside world, 
> > peaking around 30mbps so far. The network is fully IPv4 and 
> > IPv6 dual-stack with connectivity from Telstra and Vocus.
> > 
> > Over this network all attendees have unrestricted Internet 
> > access, and most of ICANN's sessions are being broadcast via 
> > video over the Internet, through IP telephony as conference 
> > calls, as well as with live transcriptions provided by court 
> > stenographers.
> > 
> > I am hoping for Link's discussions to return to non-fantasy 
> > discourse soon.
> > 
> > kim
> > 
> > 
> > 
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