The real issue

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 21:59:24 CDT 2009


On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 10:46 PM, Shane Ronan <sronan at fattoc.com> wrote:
> It's means one of two things:
>

sure, but 'how' exactly?

> 1) Recoup the unused space for paid reallocation
> or

arin never (nor do any RIR) guarantee routability, nor do they even a
method to affect routability of a network.

> 2) Have the current "owner" pay the market rate for the IP space
>

... that's somewhat hard since the current policies don't support
that, and there is no real legal stance for legacy-allocations... For
allocated post-legacy-times ARIN can start court proceedings, but ...
that's a lengthy process and expensive.

-Chris

>
> On Apr 21, 2009, at 7:37 PM, Christopher Morrow wrote:
>
>> On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 10:21 PM, Shane Ronan <sronan at fattoc.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Is ARIN, who won't even take back large blocks of space from people who
>>> have
>>> long ago stopped using it and aren't paying anything for it, prepared to
>>> start filing civil suits against people who were assigned /24's (and paid
>>> for them) due to inaccurate declaration?
>>
>> out of curiousity.. 'take back' means what in this context?
>
>

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