[lir-wg] Re: 50% increase in RIPE fees ? Since when ?
Tue Nov 26 09:21:44 CET 2002
Hallo Axel, we all have to "synchronize" our activities to match the so called "new economic situation". Perhaps it is possible for you to inform us about steps which are under way on your side to cut down the expenses? Please understand that we as normal entities under competition are not able to raise our fees when our customers go broken. siegfried On 25 Nov 2002 at 17:11, Axel Pawlik wrote: > At 25 11 2002 15:42 +0000, Neil J. McRae wrote: > >If you have less members, and less new members, then > >surely you don't need more money?! What has the RIPE > >being doing to shrink the organisation and re-focus > >on core activities? > > > Neil, > > Closing LIRs, and merging LIRs, is very time > consuming, if we want to keep track of the > numbering resources involved. Also, a smaller > number of members does not mean we get less > requests, on the contrary, we are seeing an > increase, as the Internet itself has not stopped > growing. > > Over the last year we have been very concerned > with getting our service levels back up to > where they should be. Now, that we are seeing > our measures take first effect, and with further > plans like the Secure Web Site becoming reality, > we will over the course of the next months be > increasing our efficiency considerably. > > In general, we are doing what our members and the > RIPE community wants us to do, and what the > Activity Plan 2002 prescribes. > > kind regards, > > Axel > >
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