"leasing" the addresses
On Thursday, February 27, 1997 4:41 PM, Stan Barber[SMTP:sob at academ.com] wrote:
@ > Why not just say you are "leasing" the addresses and
@ > skip the mumbo jumbo....?
@ "Leasing" would imply that ARIN owns the addresses for which it is
@ providing registration services. As you have stated in other mail,
@ ARIN (like RIPE and APNIC) is there to help insure that addresses used
@ on the Internet are unique. A registrar is a steward of the resource
@ being managed, not the owner of the resource. This is an important
I can be the leasing agent for an apartment building that I do not own.
An insurance company or bank may own it.
It is important to make sure the end user understands the relationship.
BTW - Who does own the addresses ?
JimFleming at unety.net
JimFleming at unety.s0.g0 (EDNS/IPv8)