About inetnum "ownership"

Matthew Kaufman matthew at matthew.at
Mon Feb 22 15:57:59 UTC 2016

How come we have real property "ownership"? It is nothing but a record of invisible boundary lines on the surface of the earth, despite the earth and its land area being a shared resource for its animal and plant inhabitants.

Matthew Kaufman

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> On Feb 22, 2016, at 2:03 AM, Jérôme Nicolle <jerome at ceriz.fr> wrote:
> Hi,
> How come we've had an inetnum market in place whereas an inetnum cannot
> have a market value ?
> It's my understanding that the IP adress space is nothing but numbers
> and that RIR/LIRs are only responsible for the uniqueness of allocations
> and assignements, that is, a transfer of liability over a shared and
> common immaterial resource, between community members.
> I'm wondering how did we made "Temporary and conditionnal liabality
> transfer" a synonym of "perpetual and inconditional usufruct transfer".
> May you please enlight me ?
> Thanks !
> -- 
> Jérôme Nicolle
> +33 6 19 31 27 14

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