Lightly used IP addresses

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Fri Aug 13 12:44:12 CDT 2010


On Aug 13, 2010, at 10:36 AM, John Levine wrote:

>> http://www.circleid.com/posts/psst_interested_in_some_lightly_used_ip_addresses/
>> Discuss.  :-)
> 
> I don't entirely understand the process.  Here's the flow chart as far
> as I've figured it out:
> 
> 1.  A sells a /20 of IPv4 space to B for, say, $5,000
> 
> 2.  A tells ARIN to transfer the chunk to B
> 
> 3.  ARIN says no, B hasn't shown that they need it
> 
> 4.  A and B say screw it, and B announces the space anyway
> 
> 5.  ???
> 
> R's,
> John

6.	ARIN receives a fraud/abuse complaint that A's space is being used by B.
7.	ARIN discovers that A is no longer using the space in accordance with their RSA
8.	ARIN reclaims the space and A and B are left to figure out who owes what to whom.





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