"Leasing" of space via non-connectivity providers

Jack Bates jbates at brightok.net
Sat Feb 5 23:41:23 UTC 2011

On 2/5/2011 5:25 PM, John R. Levine wrote:
>> Isn't it moot when you can reallocate the entire block to the other 
>> party? Contractual agreements of the sale would enforce the inability 
>> to reclaim or remove the reallocation.
> If the user doesn't match what's in WHOIS, a lot of people will assume 
> that the block is hijacked.

That's my point. If a legacy holder can update WHOIS, I presume they can 
also just allocate the entire block to someone else. It would reflect 
that in WHOIS, no one would consider it hijacked.


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