Lightly used IP addresses

Andrew Kirch trelane at trelane.net
Fri Aug 13 12:58:29 CDT 2010


  Jeff,

Go for it.  I've always wondered what ARIN had between it's legs.

Andrew

On 8/13/2010 1:53 PM, Jeffrey Lyon wrote:
> 9. I could point out so many cases of "justification abuse" or
> outright fraudulent justification and I bet nothing would actually
> transpire.
>
> My two cents.
>
> Jeff
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 10:14 PM, Owen DeLong<owen at delong.com>  wrote:
>> On Aug 13, 2010, at 10:36 AM, John Levine wrote:
>>
>>>> http://www.circleid.com/posts/psst_interested_in_some_lightly_used_ip_addresses/
>>>> Discuss.  :-)
>>> 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.  ???
>>>
>>> R's,
>>> John
>> 6.      ARIN receives a fraud/abuse complaint that A's space is being used by B.
>> 7.      ARIN discovers that A is no longer using the space in accordance with their RSA
>> 8.      ARIN reclaims the space and A and B are left to figure out who owes what to whom.
>>
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