[arin-ppml] Deceased Companies?

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Mon Jul 25 15:19:29 EDT 2022

> On 25 Jul 2022, at 3:12 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 25, 2022 at 11:18 AM Paul E McNary <pmcnary at cameron.net> wrote:
>> Then why the threat?
> Hi Paul,
> In my opinion? ARIN has a legal house of cards built on the premise
> that there are no property rights in IP addresses. It's "true" until a
> court says otherwise so they want to give the court as few reasons as
> possible to say otherwise. Like any legal threat, the idea is to keep
> the matter out of court be gaining compliance.

A very amusing Interesting assertion – particular given ARIN’s track record of success in court. 

My advice remains to comply with ARIN policy, as ARIN has never been ordered to update the 
registry contrary to our policies.  


John Curran
President and CEO
American Registry for Internet Numbers

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