[anti-abuse-wg] RIPE policy
Ronald F. Guilmette rfg at tristatelogic.com
Wed Mar 9 00:56:31 CET 2011
In message <9651ABB9-2489-4DDA-808A-36846E334B8B at icann.org>, Leo Vegoda <leo.vegoda at icann.org> wrote: >On Mar 8, 2011, at 3:04 PM, "Ronald F. Guilmette" <rfg at tristatelogic.com> w= >rote: > >[...] > >> It wasn't so much the specific use to which the IP space is being put >> that I was questioning. Rather, I was wondering more about the apparent >> re-assignment (re-selling?) of RIPE IP space, en mass, to parties outside >> of the RIPE geographic jurisdiction. > >Do you mean selling IP connectivity to networks outside the region? That is= > fairly common and not unreasonable. For instance, satellite connectivity p= >roviders often have customers in fairly remote locations. The several cases I posted are _not_ ``satellite connectivity providers'', and these are _not_ just, like, /28s and /29s we are talking about here. Apples and oranges are both sort-of round-ish. That fact does not make them either equivalent or interchangable. I don't believe that it takes an exceptional amount of wisdom to understand that.