bmanning at bmanning at
Fri Sep 15 05:03:07 EDT 2000

> : Really, if they can dish out the IPs, they can take'em away.
> In a utopian world, yes.  But..

	Actually ARIN can take away addresses -from the blocks it was

> that, in one forum or another, I've initiated it in the past).  ARIN does
> *not* have the authority to reclaim legacy space.  Nobody has the
> authority to reclaim the terribly, irresponsibly underutilised space
> allocated many moons ago.

	Actually the IANA does.  Thats how I manged to get 16% of
	the total IPv4 space retruned to the freepool in 1995/1996.
	Its doable,


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