[arin-ppml] A compromise on legacy space?

Howard, W. Lee Lee.Howard at stanleyassociates.com
Wed Sep 10 17:57:33 EDT 2008

> > We've seen countless times where orgs pick random numbers in 
> > "unassigned" space, rather than getting them from their 
> RIR, and there 
> > is a collision years later when it gets legitimately assigned to 
> > someone else by an RIR.  Should those numbers be marked as "bad"
> > and never given to someone else, so that the squatter is 
> free to use 
> > them forever?  Think about the consequences of that.
> >
> Yes, they would be unique. That seems like a good thing to me.

Er, sorry. . . did you just say that when someone arbitrarily
announces (squats on) unassigned space, that space should be
permanently reserved?

> Regards
> Marshall


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