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Re: Commecial vs fairness (was: spam support)

  • From: Anne Marcel Roorda < >
  • Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2002 17:05:40 +0100

In message <20020216165815.D20830@localhost>, furio ercolessi writes:

> >   RIPE makes no claims of usability for any of the IP ranges they
> > give out. The only claim that is made, is that the IP range is
> > globally unique.
> 
> Of course.  What I wanted to mean is not "RIPE NCC is supposed to 
> give out usable IP blocks", but "in the current status of affairs, the
> system may have some global benefits if the regulations were
> modified so as to consider this problem, and decrease the 
> likelihood of assigning a deteriorated block to some poor fellow".

  An announcement from the NCC upon return of a IP range would fix that.
Anyone running a blacklist would then have the entire hold period to
remove any listings from that range.

  Done properly it could even be automated.

- marcel




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