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    ARIN ***allows*** ISPs - ISPs are the customers
    by Anonymous on Saturday July 03 2004, @09:33PM (#13866)
    ARIN is now making laws (ARIN laws) which only
    allow ISPs to do things ARIN wants the ISPs to
    do, such as look up information via only certain
    services and servers. ISPs are supposed to be
    the **customer**. ARIN treats them like an
    annoyance or a prisoner.


    http://www.arin.net/policy/2003_5.html
    [arin.net]

    "In the future, there may be other distributed lookup services that
    ARIN may allow ISPs to use. These new services must be approved by
    ARIN before being allowed to serve as a repository for reassignment
    information."

    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    Re:ARIN ***allows*** ISPs - ISPs are the customers
    by Anonymous on Sunday July 04 2004, @05:22AM (#13867)
    Look at what ARIN is faced with. ARIN does not
    have very much of the address space to manage.
    ICANN (IANA) is also NOW allowing the address
    space to be fragmented and migrated to special
    uses. Big companies take a block and ICANN spins
    some .BS about what the block is now used for.
    <p>
    With .ROOT and .ORG any-cast solutions, more
    and more blocks are now moving to public use.
    ARIN will have less to sell and more headaches.
    ICANN of course collects huge sums of money and
    uses it to generate more "spin".
    <p>
    <a href="http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc3330.html">
    htt p://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc3330.html
    </a>

    0.0.0. 0/8 "This" Network                 10.0.0.0/8 Private-Use Networks
    14.0.0.0/8 Public-Data Networks
    24.0.0.0/8 Cable Television Networks
    39.0.0.0/8 Reserved but subject
    to allocation
    127.0.0.0/8 Loopback
    128.0.0.0/16 Reserved but subject
    to allocation
    169.254.0.0/16 Link Local
    172.16.0.0/12 Private-Use Networks
    191.255.0.0/16 Reserved but subject
    to allocation
    192.0.0.0/24 Reserved but subject
    to allocation
    192.0.2.0/24 Test-Net
    192.88.99.0/24 6to4 Relay Anycast
    192.168.0.0/16 Private-Use Networks
    198.18.0.0/15 Network Interconnect
    Device Benchmark Testing            223.255.255.0/24 Reserved but subject
    to allocation
    224.0.0.0/4 Multicast
    240.0.0.0/4 Reserved for Future Use
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