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

michael.dillon at bt.com michael.dillon at bt.com
Wed Aug 27 12:45:48 EDT 2008

> 1. the Assigned or Allocated Resources are unique

They are NOT unique. All they are is numbers and ARIN 
can do nothing directly to prevent others from using
the same numbers. Anyone whose job lets them see inside
other organizations networks knows that there is a lot
of usage of non-registered IP addresses out there, mostly
hidden behind NATs but not always.

> 3. the Assigned Resources are 
> in the context of the Internet are for the undistrubed use or 
> benefit of the Assigned Entity 

Not sure how that would fly since the regular RSA address allocations
have no Internet restriction, and RFC 2050 which predated ARIN,
also notes that it is not necessary to use the addresses on 
the Internet in order to justify an allocation.

--Michael Dillon

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