[lug] The naming authority
jstarkey at advancecreations.com
Sat Dec 30 23:40:40 MST 2000
Where the hell did I get ICANN from? Maybe I should try IBETTER (get some
Thanks for the info.
On Sat, 30 Dec 2000, Nate Duehr wrote:
> North American ISP's get IP ranges from ARIN now.
> The chances of an individual or small organization getting their own IP
> addresses anymore are pretty low unless they can justify the need for
> portable address space, which is also pretty difficult.
> ARIN will deny most such requests with a request to get non-portable
> IP's from your ISP.
> Bring on IPv6!!! :)
> On Sat, Dec 30, 2000 at 07:52:20PM -0700, John Starkey wrote:
> > I'm coding a Networking class and there's a statement saying "... an
> > organization can request a class of network addresses from the InterNIC
> > (also known as Network Solutions), the current Internet naming
> > authority,..."
> > Wasn't that monopoly busted up a couple years ago? There has to be a
> > central unit keeping track and as far as I know it is ICANN, but isn't
> > this an incorrect statement? We discussed this back in Sept. but I'm
> > wondering if things have changed.
> > Thanks,
> > John
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