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RE: IP Addresses from a different region
- From: Neil J. McRae
- Date: Thu Jan 19 10:06:46 2006
get the chickens out now dood!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On
> Behalf Of Sam Stickland
> Sent: 19 January 2006 14:21
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: IP Addresses from a different region
> Long story short... I'm under some considerable pressure from
> management to obtain a /24 of addresses from ARIN. We are a
> UK based ISP that are, of course, members of RIPE. Is this
> possible? If I approach one of ARIN's LIRs can they obtain
> ARIN PI space for our client, and are their any volunteers?
> Or, is it the case, that being outside of ARIN's geographic
> reach that we can't approach them?
> Short story long... This is for a client that currently has a
> USA based operation, that wants to consolidate everything in
> one of our colo centres. Their USA servers are involved in
> some of kind advertising system that attempts to do
> geographic location based on the IP address prefix. I am
> assured that traceroutes, SWIP data, and AS number play no
> part in this geographic lookup.
> The client insists that they must have addresses from a
> prefix that appear to have been allocated by ARIN for this
> system to continue to work. The language barrier between us
> has been scrupering attempts by me to get more techincal
> information from them.
> As usual management are interested in "solutions not
> problems" ;) and this deal is worth quite a bit of money. I
> hate to be contributing to the ever increasing PI swamp
> space, but unfortunately I don't pay my own wages.
> Any suggestions?