US CODE: Title 15, Chapter 1, Section 2.
Yes, and the registries have been quite clear that address
space allocated by them is in no way to be considered
'routable'. No magic here (tm).
At 01:26 PM 1/31/97 -0500, John Curran wrote:
>At 11:36 1/31/97, Karl Auerbach wrote:
>>OK, I hereby assign you the address 188.8.131.52. Good luck getting
>>someone to give you routing.
> One side point: there is nothing to my knowledge that insures
> that ARIN (or any other organization) is allocated "routable"
> address space. Certainly, the policies of the various Internet
> providers need to be considered when performing allocations,
> but there no authority which can dictate "thou shall route this"
> to the Internet provider community.