[arin-ppml] Borders sells their /16 block

Martin Hannigan hannigan at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 21:33:55 EST 2011

On Mon, Dec 5, 2011 at 5:17 PM, Mike Burns <mike at nationwideinc.com> wrote:
> Hello list,
> http://www.maximumpc.com/article/news/borders_sells_65536_ipv4_addresses_12_each
> Borders has sold their /16 block for $12 per address.

This would seem to signal confidence that these transactions are
viable regardless of RIR considerations.

> Deal language requires ARIN “consent”.

The auction offering description says "may" and nothing about consent.


It's not clear where ARIN derives any authority over legacy holders
who don't sign agreements with them. Especially prior to a transaction
and in the bankruptcy court.



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