Lightly used IP addresses

Brandon Galbraith brandon.galbraith at gmail.com
Fri Aug 13 12:42:15 CDT 2010


On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 12:36 PM, John Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:

> I don't entirely understand the process.  Here's the flow chart as far
> as I've figured it out:
>
> 1.  A sells a /20 of IPv4 space to B for, say, $5,000
>
> 2.  A tells ARIN to transfer the chunk to B
>
> 3.  ARIN says no, B hasn't shown that they need it
>
> 4.  A and B say screw it, and B announces the space anyway
>
> 5.  ???
>
>
Alternate #4: A "rents" the space to B without ARIN knowing it, while A
continues to claim that the space belongs to them.


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