[arin-ppml] ARIN releases new version of the Legacy Registration

Jeremy H. Griffith jhg at omsys.com
Sun Sep 7 02:54:14 EDT 2008

On Sun, 7 Sep 2008 02:20:50 -0400, John Curran <jcurran at istaff.org> 

>On Sep 6, 2008, at 11:36 PM, Jeremy H. Griffith wrote:
>> That's not where I start from.  I start from the belief that
>> a "successor" is necessarily bound to respect the acts of its
>> "predecessors", which issued the legacy resources under terms
>> that were very different from those now being offered:
>> *  No possibility of return on an involuntary basis.
>>   This was essential to encourage us to do the work
>>   that led to the current Internet.
>> *  No fees, even though essentially the same services
>>   for which fees are now deemed appropriate were in
>>   existence at that time.
>Interesting...  You're asserting that these were the terms
>under which legacy address assignments were made?  For what
>time period and registry do you believe that to have been
>the case?

I'm going by my best recollection of the rules in effect
at the time I received my assignment, in 1992.  If you
feel you have better information, kindly share it.

--JHG <jhg at omsys.com>

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