[arin-ppml] Change of Use and ARIN (was: Re: AFRINIC And The Stability Of The Internet Number Registry System)

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Sat Sep 4 20:01:00 EDT 2021

> On Sep 2, 2021, at 7:08 PM, Michel Py via ARIN-PPML <arin-ppml at arin.net> wrote:
>> Mike Burns wrote :
>> Let’s not kid ourselves, what happened in AFRINIC is a free-pool problem, not a leasing problem. The comparison
>> of registration fees to leasing revenue in this thread is completely bogus, except for the free pool.
> The leasing thing makes it worse, though. Instead of having the recipient be accountable for the use of these addresses, it shifts that to who leases them. It's a smoke screen.

How is this different from any other LIR? It’s a provider-assigned set of addresses, regardless of the financial and/or connectivity arrangement (or not) between the provider of the addresses and the customer using the addresses.


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