[arin-discuss] that court case

John Curran jcurran at istaff.org
Wed Dec 27 15:34:42 EST 2006

At 12:29 PM -0800 12/27/06, william(at)elan.net wrote:
>If I'm reading it correctly, that's not the reason the lawsuit has
>been dismissed. The reason is that judge found that statue of
>limitations (on "Sherman's act") has expired. See:
> http://www.arin.net/media/dismissal-granted.pdf
>I maybe wrong but it appears to me the real issues and legal questions
>raised in this case are not answered, ARIN just got lucky.

There is a judgement and than an order.  The judgement was ruled
based on the facts and indeed, the most straightforward approach
argument was to point out the various time limitations.

However, the judge did not have to change the outstanding order,
but did so in a manner that affirms ARIN's role in administration
of the IP numbering resources.  That is the portion of the outcome
which is referred to.


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