IP addresses are now assets

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Sat Dec 3 00:44:39 UTC 2011

----- Original Message -----
> From: "John Curran" <jcurran at arin.net>

> On Dec 2, 2011, at 2:48 AM, <Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu> wrote:
> > Would it be correct to summarize the ARIN position as "It's murkier than Cerner
> > makes it out to be, and some lawyers are gonna get stinking filthy rich
> > litigating this one"?
> It's pretty simple: you can write a contract to transfer IP
> addresses in accordance with policy, and we are now seeing
> most parties come to us in advance either to prequalify or
> make the sale conditional on approval.

No, Valdis, the ARIN position is "if we wanted Curran to have a sense of humor,
we'd have issued him one".  


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