Jamie Rishaw - MV Corp. jamie at
Tue Dec 10 22:44:59 UTC 1996

> 	Can anyone suggest a good way to get a CIDR block from the 
> internic?  We are two separate isps with separate ASNs, merged under one 
> corporation, 
> with one of them currently getting addresses from an upstream provider 
> (/20).  The problem is that in that location we are out of addresses, are 
> multi-homed, and 
> dissatisfied with our current provider.  We need addresses before we can 
> switch over, but the internic refuses to release any to us until we have 
> used another /20 from our current provider.  Thus, the internic has 
> forced us to use one carrier with poor service.  Legally, is this a 
> monopoly?  Has anyone started a class action suit? Can anyone help us?  

Get new IP's from your new provider. Renumber fast. Change your DNS TTL
very low. Maybe have your new provider hold primary DNS in the meantime.

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