[arin-ppml] ARIN / Microsoft press release regarding IP address Transfers

Jimmy Hess mysidia at gmail.com
Sat Apr 16 12:59:42 EDT 2011

On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 4:24 PM, Leo Bicknell <bicknell at ufp.org> wrote:

> However, the result to me is even more confusion.  If Microsoft
> could demonstrate need they could have gotten the IP's from ARIN
> under the usual fee structure, which if the reporting is right is
> significantly less than what they paid.  Microsoft is smart enough
> to not over pay for such things.

Perhaps they  wanted a 12-month supply of addresses instead of the
3-month supply  allowed under
since ARIN has received its last /8,
and the amount of supply allowed to providers under 8.3 transfers are
more favorable ?


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