[arin-ppml] Legacy Space authority

Brian Johnson bjohnson at drtel.com
Fri May 2 13:26:50 EDT 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net [mailto:arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net]
> Behalf Of Ray Plzak
> Sent: Friday, May 02, 2008 10:27 AM
> To: ppml at arin.net
> Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] Legacy Space authority
> Before the RIRs it was the Internet Registry (IR) which was known as
> the DDN NIC (until 1993) and then the InterNIC (1993-1997) that
> allocated/assigned IP address space to ISPs and end users. All of the
> organizations that operated a version of the Internet Registry were
> doing so under a US government contract. ICANN arrived on the scene
> after the Internet Registry was supplanted by the RIRs and is not in
> this chain of succession.

How does IANA fit into this?

- Brian

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