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And so it ends...

On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 3:48 PM, Ernie Rubi <ernesto at cs.fiu.edu> wrote:
> Um, I think that's what ARIN means when they say changing the registrant on a block from Entity A to Entity B means. ?That's effectively 'reclaiming'.
> As I understand it, I think they also contend that the 'community' could say to ARIN 'take back X legacy block' and that ARIN would have no choice but to do it if the 'community' wished it so (via policy process, etc).
> On Feb 3, 2011, at 3:28 PM, Jeffrey Lyon wrote:
>> I think what John Curran is trying to say is that ARIN does not have
>> the authority to reclaim any space

Perhaps i'm missing the point, but my interpretation is that legacy
holders are sovereign and have the same standing in the community as
the RIR's. The only way to get that space back is to ask nicely or for
operators to stop routing legacy space. I very seriously doubt that it
is within ARIN's mission to form policy that directly impacts

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