Is this just a rumor?

Jamie Rishaw jamie at
Wed Aug 27 06:30:48 UTC 1997

> There was a discussion of ARIN at ISPCON where Kim H. explained the
>    funding policy in great detail to the people present. In this case
> the
>    $2500/yr is not for each /24 registered but an annual fee paid by the
>    ISP to buy service from ARIN (for one year) for their overall address
>    allocation. If your total allocation is > /24 and < /19 then you only
> pay
>    $2500 for that year. If it it over that then you pay for whichever
> tier you 
>    fall into.

People who have /24 - /19 should get IP space from their upstream.  It's
a lot cheaper for an upstream to pay X,000$ and charge based on the
smaller allocations (a big money-saver - turns out to be like $40/yr/"C").

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