[arin-ppml] Borders sells their /16 block

Stephen Sprunk stephen at sprunk.org
Wed Dec 7 18:31:40 EST 2011

On 07-Dec-11 17:28, Martin Hannigan wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 7, 2011 at 6:09 PM, Benson Schliesser <bensons at queuefull.net> wrote:
>> Based on this same logic, I also suspect that ARIN could not have objected in the Nortel case because they didn't have standing at the time. I'm hopeful that John will clarify this point, as I requested in my previous email.
> I don't see why ARIN would not be at a disadvantage in either, to be honest. The Borders documents make it clear that they are.
> You also don't have to be a lawyer to understand that no one is going to buy addresses for almost $1M or transfer a deposit without some assurances that ARIN won't be able to later take them away.

... and those assurances are provided by the LRSA the buyer signs, not
by the bankruptcy court.


Stephen Sprunk         "God does not play dice."  --Albert Einstein
CCIE #3723         "God is an inveterate gambler, and He throws the
K5SSS        dice at every possible opportunity." --Stephen Hawking

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