Sad IPv4 story?

Mark Blackman mark at
Fri Dec 9 21:11:32 UTC 2011

On 9 Dec 2011, at 21:05, Benson Schliesser <bensons at> wrote:

> On Dec 9, 2011, at 2:57 PM, Mark Blackman wrote:
>>> On Dec 9, 2011, at 1:07 PM, Fred Baker wrote:
>>>> We're going to be hearing a lot more of these. It's the nature of finite resources, and of human nature when faced with them. At some point, this will find its way into courtrooms under the rubric of a barrier to entry. It already has in terms of antitrust when a company wanted to move its PA prefix to different upstream.
>> I've had transit service pulled, so the provider can reclaim the /21 that was bundled with the transit.
> I'm sorry to hear about that...  Do you know why they reclaimed the block?  E.g. was it used to support a "higher margin" service for another customer?
> -Benson

Leased line customers.

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