[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2013-6: Allocation of IPv4 and IPv6 Address Space to Out-of-region Requestors - Revised

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Wed Sep 25 19:04:27 EDT 2013

On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 6:44 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
> On Sep 25, 2013, at 3:15 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
>> What permits, licenses or other government paperwork would a German
>> company need to own a few routers in Ashburn, buy telco DSL lines on
>> behalf of lata 236 customers and provide Internet access there?
> It's possible that they don't need anything, in which case, they are legally
> operating there without needing any licenses or permits.

As a Virginian, I'll help you out: in at least one version of that
scenario, they in fact don't need anything.

(Proposal Draft: Organizations ... must provide proof that they [are] legally
operating within the ARIN service region)

>> ARIN is not qualified to assess [whether an organization is
>> operating legally within the region] and would have a very
>> difficult time doing so.
> I don't see that as a serious issue.

The cognitive dissonance has blown my mind.

Bill Herrin

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