Encouraging return of legacy space WAS Re: [ppml] ARIN Policy Proposal 2002-9 (fwd)
easmith at beatrice.rutgers.edu
Wed Oct 2 15:52:56 EDT 2002
On Oct 2, 3:37pm, Trevor Paquette wrote:
> Actually.. I would be willing to bet just about any amount of money that
> no-one would 'voluntarily' return unused IP space. If a company has it.. they are going to keep it. Period. I challenge someone to prove otherwise..
> Chapter 11, etc. does not count; these are companies who are doing well.
Halliburton (/8) isn't doing all _that_ well, and could use some good
publicity (various scandals)... They also really aren't using said /8 - they
haven't even bothered to keep up their contact info, as of the last time I
checked (see http://www.rfc-ignorant.org/tools/detail.php?domain=188.8.131.52/8&submitted=1021848674&table=ipwhois).
Allen Smith http://cesario.rutgers.edu/easmith/
September 11, 2001 A Day That Shall Live In Infamy II
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