On Nov 5, 2010, at 12:53 PM, William Herrin wrote:
> From what I observed, Ron offered a list of more than 30 ARIN-managed
> IPv4 allocations which were (to a moderate degree of confidence)
> abandoned and (to a lesser degree of confidence) associated with
> defunct organizations.
> 1. Did ARIN make any assessment as to whether any of the allocations
> were abandoned by their registrant? Why or why not?
We investigate all Internet number resource fraud reports that are
submitted to <https://www.arin.net/resources/fraud/index.html> We
do not investigate allegations made on the mailing lists, and for
the sake of the mailing list subscribers do not intend to change
> 2. Did ARIN make any assessment as to whether any of the associated
> resource holders were defunct? Why or why not?
> 3. Based on any assessments made, did ARIN initiate any audit or
> recovery actions? Why or why not?
Findings of Internet number resource fraud reports are posted on
online also at <https://www.arin.net/resources/fraud/index.html>.
We've also increased the level of detail in the findings reports
in recent quarters per community request.
(As I have noted already, Ron has submitted several number resource
fraud reports recently which have resulted in more than a dozen
address blocks being reclaimed as a result...)
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