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Re: "portability" of IP Addresses
From: David Schwartz <davids () wiznet net>
Date: Fri, 31 Jan 1997 13:53:39 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 31 Jan 1997, Lee Howard wrote:

ISP A can regulate IP addresses allocated, yes, but it can only
regulate internal policy.  I would think ISP A's position for regulating
address announcement would be particularly weak if assignment had been
publicly made to a customer, such as with SWIP.

        Since ISPs are _required_ to SWIP, you can't assume that a SWIP
means anything except that the ISP that SWIPped it wants a registry to
know those IPs are in use by a customer, especially in address space 
that is marked non-portable.

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