Government agency renting or selling IP space

Mel Beckman mel at
Fri Mar 17 03:13:53 UTC 2017

Their space is legacy, and they don't pay ARIN. They declined the offer to pay ARIN some time ago :)


> On Mar 16, 2017, at 5:50 PM, Bob Evans <bob at> wrote:
> Simple to check. Most likely legacy space if early 90s. Enter them in the
> ARIN search box and learn more. And note if the agency is paying arin
> annually? Possible?
> Thank You
> Bob Evans
>> I have a government agency client with a number of /24s that they acquired
>> back in the 1990s when they operated as an ISP for other agencies. They
>> are interested in renting or selling these addresses. Are there any
>> existing ARIN or other legal restrictions against government organizations
>> doing this?
>> -mel beckman

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