[arin-ppml] An article of interest to the community....

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Wed Sep 14 09:25:09 EDT 2011

On Sep 14, 2011, at 5:58 AM, Matthew Kaufman wrote:

> On 9/14/11 2:46 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
>>> Which just leads to the question: Why does 8.3 have a restriction to just IPv4? I know of at least one case where some limited assets and an AS number were transferred, but nothing else... 8.3 should be usable for AS numbers as well.
>> Why? What is the point of being able to transfer an ASN outside of M&A? Just get a new ASN from ARIN.
> I can't believe that this one isn't obvious.
> Matthew Kaufman

It really isn't. What would be the advantage of transferring an ASN vs. simply applying for one unless you are also transferring the underlying network resources (in which case 8.2 would apply).


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