Class "B" forsale (fwd)

Paul Ferguson pferguso at
Sun Mar 9 01:49:07 UTC 1997

At 06:17 PM 3/8/97 -0700, Pete Kruckenberg wrote:

>I'm just a little curious. If the current policy (as stated by at least
>one Draft RFC) is that IP address space is not owned, how can someone sell
>a Class B? If they are selling it, that must mean that they don't actually
>need it, so therefore they are obligated to return it to InterNIC. On the
>other side, maybe InterNIC has an obligation to take it back.
>What kinds of guarantees are there that if someone buys it, that they will
>actually be able to get and keep this Class B?

You know what they say, 'Possession is 9/10'ths of the law'.  ;-)

- paul

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