[arin-ppml] Microsoft receives court approval for transfer as agreed with ARIN
Perhaps it's time to consider making a transparency policy for all
Best regards, Jeff
On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 9:08 PM, Ronald F. Guilmette
<rfg at tristatelogic.com> wrote:
> In message <F319BC40-7F2D-45C9-95A3-D7614413F323 at arin.net>,
> John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:
>>Press release: https://www.arin.net/about_us/media/releases/20110426.html
> "With the depletion of unissued IPv4 addresses looming globally, the
> ARIN community has developed a transfer policy designed to permit those
> with unneeded address space to transfer their right to use them to other
> organizations that can demonstrate the need for the resources..."
> So, um help me out here. I just want to make sure I understand this.
> So with respect to all the space being transfered, Microsoft will demonstrate
> need and ARIN will review need?
> According to the press reports, the amount of IPv4 space involved is on the
> order of about 10 /16s, correct? (The exact number being quoted is 666,000
> IPv4 addresses, but I suspect that may have been rounded up to a conveniently
> satanic number by an over-eager press yearning for a little extra twist to
> the story. Then again, we _are_ talking about Microsoft, so maybe 666,000
> is in fact the exactly correct number.)
> How exactly does one go about demonstrating an immediate need for 10 /16s?
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