Inquiries to Acquire IPs

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Sat Jul 3 15:57:52 CDT 2010


Vanity ASNs are a horrible idea, IMHO... Unless you want WIPO to come in and start
applying UDRP to IP addresses and ASNs, I suggest this be avoided.

Owen

On Jul 3, 2010, at 1:42 PM, Mans Nilsson wrote:

> Subject: RE: Inquiries to Acquire IPs Date: Fri, Jul 02, 2010 at 04:40:07PM -0500 Quoting Aaron Wendel (aaron at wholesaleinternet.net):
>> I sent an inquiry in to ARIN yesterday for a certain ASN that was available
>> and was told that management won't allow them to issue requested numbers. :(
> 
> RIPE does, correctly prodded ;-) 
> 
> % Information related to 'AS31337'
> 
> aut-num:        AS31337
> as-name:        ELEET-AS
> descr:          ELEET Network
> descr:          Location: Sweden
> 
> (Story is, IIRC, that adjacent number was assigned initially, but the
> confirmation mail was answered with "Can I have 31337 instead?" which 
> in turn was granted. )
> 
> -- 
> Måns Nilsson     primary/secondary/besserwisser/machina
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> Those aren't WINOS -- that's my JUGGLER, my AERIALIST, my SWORD
> SWALLOWER, and my LATEX NOVELTY SUPPLIER!!





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