[ppml] Whois & privacy related changes - ideas for future

Jon Lewis jlewis at lewis.org
Wed Oct 20 21:57:51 EDT 2004

On Wed, 20 Oct 2004, Ed Allen Smith wrote:

> I have to question whether it is proper for ARIN to be using
> non-publically-available information to make decisions on reassignments of
> IP address space - IP address space that is not "owned" by ARIN any more than
> the ISPs et al it is assigned to own it (unless ARIN wishes for courts to

This has been done for years though, probably since the inception of ARIN.
If you have a case for IP allocation, you can submit i.e. business plan
documents to ARIN under NDA and they can decide if your plan justifies
more immediate space than you could otherwise get under the rules.

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