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Re: [#135346] Unauthorized BGP Announcements (follow up to Hijacked Networks)
From: Jared Mauch <jared () puck nether net>
Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2012 15:40:58 -0500


On Feb 1, 2012, at 3:10 PM, Chris Adams wrote:

AFAIK there's no law covering the use of what party X considers their 32
bit numbers (assigned by party A) by party Y.

The US bankruptcy courts have treated these as property that can be
sold/transferred comparable to other assets.  (See threads re: borders,
microsoft, etc in 2011).

This does have the effect of being at least a cite in any further
litigation, even if the position is not upheld on appeal.

- Jared



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