[ppml] Proposed Policy: IPv4 Countdown

Howard, W. Lee Lee.Howard at stanleyassociates.com
Sat Mar 17 16:02:39 EDT 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Conrad [mailto:drc at virtualized.org] 
> Sent: Saturday, March 17, 2007 2:41 PM
> To: Howard, W. Lee
> Cc: Public Policy Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [ppml] Proposed Policy: IPv4 Countdown
> On Mar 17, 2007, at 7:32 AM, Howard, W. Lee wrote:
> >
> > http://www.arin.net/media/releases/dismissal-release.pdf
> > The Court recognized ARIN's authority in the stewardship of IP 
> > numbering resources, and found that everyone should play by 
> the same 
> > rules.
> Just for clarification, I thought the court ruled that Kremen 
> filed his lawsuit too late and in fact said essentially 
> nothing about address stewardship/ownership unless that 

> address space is allocated  
> by ARIN 	"pursuant to terms of a service agreement" 
> (that is, if the  
> addresses are allocated according to the RSA, you have to 
> abide by the RSA).
> Rgds,
> -drc

I have been known to be imprecise.  I don't think your 
description and mine are far apart, but in any case I didn't
mean to start a thread on law.  Those who need IP resources
need to play by the community's rules.


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