Lightly used IP addresses

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Fri Aug 13 18:11:02 CDT 2010


If you know of actual fraud or abuse, please report it to ARIN. ARIN does
investigate and attempt to resolve those issues.

Owen

On Aug 13, 2010, at 10:58 AM, Andrew Kirch wrote:

> 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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