Alec H. Peterson ahp at
Sun Sep 17 13:54:27 EDT 2000

Mury wrote:
> This might sound like nit-picking, but I think it's an important issue to
> figure out before I "petition" IANA/ICANN with the below request.  Does
> ARIN want to be given authority to oversee those blocks?  I certainly
> don't want to ask for something to be given to ARIN that ARIN doesn't
> want.
> Perhaps if the AC, the membership, or whoever needs to, can decide on that
> first, then ARIN as well as concerned individuals can approach IANA/ICANN
> with the suggestion/request.
> If ARIN doesn't want the be given that authority, then as a concerned
> Internet citizen I'll ask them to do it themselves.  While it seems that
> the RIRs are all setup to be able to deal with the process for accounting
> for legacy space, maybe a new ASO (Since it probably isn't regional)
> should be created for dealing with the unique issues that reclaiming will
> probably have.
> So, should ARIN (RIRs) have the authority and does it want it?

That's actually a very good question, and one that should certainly be
discussed by various involved parties (membership, AC and the BoT), since it
such reclamation will consume ARIN resources.


Alec H. Peterson - ahp at
Staff Scientist
CenterGate Research Group -
"Technology so advanced, even _we_ don't understand it!"

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