Announcing APNIC IP's in ARIN region

Mark Andrews marka at isc.org
Tue Sep 25 09:26:41 UTC 2012


In message <20120925090534.GA7293 at wakko.typo.org>, Wayne E Bouchard writes:
> It presents no technical problem but has always been considered
> politically inadvisable. I mean, there are multiple registries for a
> reason that goes beyond mere oranization and load sharing.

There are multiple registries because it is easier to deal with
someone the speaks you language / is in the same approximate time
zone.  The SG site has got addresses from APNIC.  There is no
requirement to connect in the APNIC region.  Lots of APNIC sites
connect to the rest of the world in the US.

> Increasingly, governments are trying to take more control over packets
> (there is ever the push for geographic maping mechanisms and so on)
> and that may introduce potential legal problems in the future,
> depending on the nation you're in and how paranoid they become.
> 
> So in short, do what you need to do. Just be aware of sub-optimal.
> 
> -Wayne
>
> On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 10:30:59AM +0200, Jeroen Massar wrote:
> > On 2012-09-21 01:57, Brandon Wade wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > > 
> > > I was wondering if there are any problems originating APNIC IP's in the
> > > ARIN region through transit providers? I have a Singapore-based prospect
> > > who would like to do business with us, but I'm not sure if I'll run into
> > > problems originating their IP's in the US - which were assigned to them
> > > from APNIC.
> > 
> > As this Internet thing is a global thing, why would that be an issue?
> > 
> > (unless it is a spammer outfit of course ;)
> > 
> > Greets,
> >  Jeroen
> > 
> 
> ---
> Wayne Bouchard
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> 
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