[arin-ppml] Initial ISP Allocation Policy

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Wed Jul 17 17:30:46 EDT 2013

On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 5:18 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
> On Jul 17, 2013, at 4:34 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
>> What about Comcast? They're in the business of providing cable
>> television service. They'll also provide you with Internet access on
>> the same coax cable with the modem they rent you.
>> ISP or end-user?
> The service is intended to be used to connect customer-owned
> equipment to the internet. As such, they are clearly in the LIR/ISP realm.

Starbucks, Hilton, they have large sections of the operation dedicated
to connecting customer-owned equipment to the Internet. You said:

> Each Starbucks itself is more like an end-user. They never register the
> addresses to the users and the users are making very transient use of those addresses.

So does that mean that an ISP generally leases Internet service monthy
or yearly but and end-user only leases Internet service hourly or


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