Government agency renting or selling IP space

William Herrin bill at
Fri Mar 17 00:19:20 UTC 2017

> There's probably a legal mess around a government entity renting IP
> addresses. If the entity is registered as an end user (instead of as
> an ISP) then such rentals might also be considered fraudulent.

On a purely pragmatic level, it's also an exceedingly bad idea to let
a private party who may turn out to be a criminal use IP addresses
authentically registered to your government agency to commit crimes.
As an end-user, you won't be able to SWIP information about the
rental, leading angry law enforcement offers to knock upon your door.

Bill Herrin

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