[arin-ppml] Interet2 was: Draft Policy 2011-1 -Inter-RIRTransfers-Shepherd's Inquiry

David Farmer farmer at umn.edu
Thu Jun 23 13:52:05 EDT 2011

On 6/23/11 12:30 CDT, Kevin Kargel wrote:
> Isn't (wasn't?) internet2 at it's core little more than a private registry with Whois bypass?  This is gross simplification but I think it applies.
> Kevin

No, Internet2 never had anything to do with Registry Services.  It is 
simply a private backbone.  Early on (2001ish) for ipv6 it kind of acted 
as an LIR because of the very early IPv6 policies, these days there is a 
push for participants to get their IPv6 assignments or allocations 
directly from ARIN.

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