"Leasing" of space via non-connectivity providers

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Thu Feb 10 20:15:47 CST 2011

On Feb 10, 2011, at 10:10 PM, Jack Bates wrote:

> Since you have gone through the process before. It would be nice (especially concerning the DoD networks) if you could ask if they plan to keep them (not monetize) and if you could make such a statement publicly.
> I mention this, as DoD is most common bogons utilized by people who need to steal IP addressing. Locking in a statement that there is no intention to ever sell, transfer, or return those blocks would ease possible concerns on using them.

I'm not certain that you could rely on any organizations statements made today 
to provide any assurance that circumstances would not change in the future and 
result in the address space being returned to ARIN or transferred per current 


John Curran
President and CEO

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