<html><head><meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"></head><body dir="auto"><div><br></div><div id="AppleMailSignature">@John And I thought you "<span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);">really, d(id) not want to get into this parochial political fight"!</span></div><div id="AppleMailSignature"><br>Javier RĂșa-Jovet<div><br></div><div><div><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);">+1-787-396-6511</span></div><div><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);">twitter: @javrua</span></div><div><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);">skype: javier.rua1</span></div><div><font color="#000000" style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);"><a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/javrua" style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);">https://www.linkedin.com/in/javrua</a>&nbsp;</font></div><div><br></div></div></div><div><br>On Jan 17, 2017, at 3:17 PM, John R. Levine &lt;<a href="mailto:johnl@iecc.com">johnl@iecc.com</a>&gt; wrote:<br><br></div><blockquote type="cite"><div><blockquote type="cite"><span>With the exception of U.S. VI we don't have ALSes from the other territories, and we have tried to recruit them...</span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span></span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span>For some of the Pacific territories, APRALO said "hands off" I think</span><br></blockquote><span></span><br><span>They better not have -- Guam and Saipan are as American as PR and the USVI.</span><br><span></span><br><span></span><br><blockquote type="cite"><span></span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span></span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span>On 1/17/17 12:51 PM, John R. Levine wrote:</span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>This &nbsp;is the self identified &nbsp;view of all three of the PR &nbsp;reps that</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>provided feedback on the card.</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>I believe it, but it is not the view of the American reps, and PR is in NARALO because it is part of the United States.</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>If we separately call out Puerto Rico, we *must* also call out the US Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan, and American Samoa, since their status as part of the US is the same as that of Puerto Rico. &nbsp;This is not negotiable.</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>R's,</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>John</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>On Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 12:06 PM, John R. Levine &lt;<a href="mailto:johnl@iecc.com">johnl@iecc.com</a>&gt; wrote:</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>I like it, although I would not describe myself as an American (or a</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>Canadian, of course). ...</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>I really, really, do not want to get into this parochial political fight.</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>Puerto Ricans are US citizens, they have US passports, and they can travel</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>freely to and from the rest of the US just like any other US citizens.</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>There are surely some Puerto Ricans who wish it were otherwise, but the</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>facts are what they are. &nbsp;PR is part of NARALO beause PR is part of the</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>U.S., not because of its physical location. &nbsp;Cuba and the Bahamas are</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>closer to the mainland US than PR is, but they're in the LAC region because</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>they're not part of the U.S.</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>On the other hand, if we're going to call out Puerto Rico separately, we</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>need also call out the US Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, Saipan, and</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>perhaps Hawaii, all of which are in NARALO because they're part of the U.S.</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>even though they're physically located in other regions.</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>Regards,</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>John Levine, <a href="mailto:johnl@iecc.com">johnl@iecc.com</a>, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>Dummies",</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>Please consider the environment before reading this e-mail. <a href="https://jl.ly">https://jl.ly</a></span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>------</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>NA-Discuss mailing list</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span><a href="mailto:NA-Discuss@atlarge-lists.icann.org">NA-Discuss@atlarge-lists.icann.org</a></span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span><a href="https://atlarge-lists.icann.org/mailman/listinfo/na-discuss">https://atlarge-lists.icann.org/mailman/listinfo/na-discuss</a></span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>Visit the NARALO online at <a href="http://www.naralo.org">http://www.naralo.org</a></span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>------</span><br></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>Regards,</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>John Levine, <a href="mailto:johnl@iecc.com">johnl@iecc.com</a>, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for Dummies",</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>Please consider the environment before reading this e-mail. <a href="https://jl.ly">https://jl.ly</a></span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>------</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>NA-Discuss mailing list</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span><a href="mailto:NA-Discuss@atlarge-lists.icann.org">NA-Discuss@atlarge-lists.icann.org</a></span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span><a href="https://atlarge-lists.icann.org/mailman/listinfo/na-discuss">https://atlarge-lists.icann.org/mailman/listinfo/na-discuss</a></span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>Visit the NARALO online at <a href="http://www.naralo.org">http://www.naralo.org</a></span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><blockquote type="cite"><span>------</span><br></blockquote></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span></span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span></span><br></blockquote><blockquote type="cite"><span></span><br></blockquote><span></span><br><span>Regards,</span><br><span>John Levine, <a href="mailto:johnl@iecc.com">johnl@iecc.com</a>, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for Dummies",</span><br><span>Please consider the environment before reading this e-mail. <a href="https://jl.ly">https://jl.ly</a></span><br><span>------</span><br><span>NA-Discuss mailing list</span><br><span><a href="mailto:NA-Discuss@atlarge-lists.icann.org">NA-Discuss@atlarge-lists.icann.org</a></span><br><span><a href="https://atlarge-lists.icann.org/mailman/listinfo/na-discuss">https://atlarge-lists.icann.org/mailman/listinfo/na-discuss</a></span><br><span></span><br><span>Visit the NARALO online at <a href="http://www.naralo.org">http://www.naralo.org</a></span><br><span>------</span><br></div></blockquote></body></html>