arin representation

John Curran jcurran at
Mon Mar 24 04:40:27 UTC 2014

On Mar 24, 2014, at 12:20 PM, "Naslund, Steve" <SNaslund at> wrote:
> Exactly right John.  I think the term "owned" is a problem here.
> It seems to me that the terms would correctly be "holder" or who the address space was issued to or "user" being the end user using that space.

We use address holder to recognize the party with the rights to the address block.

> Wouldn't all of the holders be ARIN members unless grandfathered in?

If you are an ISP who has an ARIN-issued allocation, you are a 
member.  If you have an end-user assignment or legacy block,
you can be a member, but it is not automatic.


John Curran
President and CEO

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