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And so it ends...



On Feb 3, 2011, at 11:51 AM, Benson Schliesser wrote:
>> Such transfers should be reported when noticed, so the resources can be reclaimed and reissued.
> 
> Is any RIR authorized, in a legal sense, to "reclaim" legacy address blocks that RIR didn't "issue"?  Without that legal authority, is any RIR prepared to accommodate the legal damages stemming from "reclamation"? (Does the RIR membership support such action, in the first place?)

Resources are listed in the ARIN WHOIS database, which is administered per policies established by the community in this region.

Short answer: there's no shortage of authority updating that database as long as the community wishes it so.

/John

John Curran
President and CEO
ARIN