[arin-ppml] Legacy space holders were a big part of the community... i.e. all of it.

Scott Leibrand sleibrand at internap.com
Sat Aug 23 23:26:30 EDT 2008

John Santos wrote:

> Under the rules in effect at the time I applied, my company was
> entitled to a class C (/24.)  What scares me is the implication
> or possibility that, despite the fact that I am still entitled to
> a /24 under those rules, I am not entitled to a /22 under the
> current rules and if I sign on with ARIN, I risk losing my /24.

As far as I can tell, the carrot offered by the LRSA is precisely that: 
ARIN acknowledges your right, as long as the contract stands, to keep your 
legacy space.

> If you can guarantee that I won't be forced to give up my
> /24 as long as I continue to use it, and "continue to use it"
> won't be redefined out from under me, then I would consider
> signing the LRSA.  Otherwise, I feel I would be taking a
> huge risk for no perceivable benefit.

Have you read the LRSA carefully with that in mind?  After doing so, what 
concerns, if any, do you still have with the LRSA?


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