[arin-ppml] 2-byte ASN policy

Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
Tue Apr 5 00:56:19 EDT 2016

On 4/4/16 9:50 PM, David Huberman wrote:
> Operators generally want to do the right thing.  But at the same time,
> there's no real leverage over a paying customer who is breaking no laws
> and just never paid ARIN's bills and has out-of-date contact info.  You
> can tell them to go talk to ARIN.  But you can't disco them or turn off
> your BGP session.  So whether it's an unregistered ASN or an ASN clearly
> marked "BAD! NO!", we generally find the ISP is unproductively stuck in
> the middle.

If the ASN gets legitimately issued to someone else and the squatter 
proceeds to hijack it from the legitimate registrant they should be 
turned off if the ISP is going to do the right thing according to whois.


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