[arin-ppml] Advisory Council Meeting Results - March 2011

David Farmer farmer at umn.edu
Thu Mar 24 19:28:21 EDT 2011

On 3/24/11 15:33 CDT, Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> Org B can do due diligence with ARIN before the purchase and
> if they don't and org a turns out to be a pig in a poke then
> org B deserves what they get, in my book.

If Org B ask ARIN about Org A, I'm not sure ARIN would tell them 
anything, at least nothing more than is already published in Whois.  So 
what kind of due diligence is it that you think Org B would or should do 
with ARIN?

> Ted
> On 3/24/2011 8:26 AM, Chris Grundemann wrote:
>> A scenario for illustration:
>> Org B needs addresses.
>> Org A tells Org B that they have addresses.
>> Orgs A and B come to an agreement on price, etc.
>> Org A writes an LoA for Org B to begin using the addresses.
>> Org A files an LRSA with ARIN.
>> ARIN finds that Org A is not authorized to hold nor transfer the
>> addresses in question.
>> Org B now has a number of problems...
>> - wasted time
>> - wasted money
>> - using addresses that they must return
>> - etc...
>> I am not trying to argue one way or the other, just pointing out the
>> piece of this that eluded me at first in case others missed it as
>> well.
>> ~Chris

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