[menog] Microsoft offered $7.5M for Nortel's IPv4

Lu Heng h.lu at anytimechinese.com
Tue Mar 29 01:27:43 GMT 2011

So, If I may ask, what is ARIN's current position and what can be ARIN's
possible re-action(general speaking)?

On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 4:40 AM, Owen DeLong <owend at he.net> wrote:

> On Mar 28, 2011, at 1:12 PM, Brian Candler wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 12:49:45PM -0700, Owen DeLong wrote:
> >>> ARIN "opened its doors for business on 22 December 1997". So perhaps
> Nortel
> >>> got their address space prior to that?
> >>
> >> Quite probably, but, I don't think that matters in terms of transfer
> policy.
> >
> > What I'm saying is: if they never signed an agreement with ARIN, then
> they
> > might not be bound by its rules.
> Nortel may or may not be bound by ARIN's rules, but, ARIN is the registry
> and
> as such, if you want a transfer recognized in the registry, you will need
> to conduct
> the transfer according to the policies present in the registry.
> Outside of the registry, anyone who wants to can run their own internet
> using
> whatever rules they choose to.
> Of course, what happens when one attempts to connect one of these other
> private internets to the IANA/RIR/RFC cooperating internet is rather vague
> and undefined and I leave speculations about such as an exercise for the
> reader.
> Owen
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Kind regards.


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