[arin-ppml] Q1 - ARIN address transfer policy: why the triggerdate?

Milton L Mueller mueller at syr.edu
Fri Jun 20 18:51:26 EDT 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net [mailto:arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net]
> Behalf Of Owen DeLong
> I consider this a parallel case because it is a market that is likely
> attract speculators if it is not regulated in such a way as to prevent
> them. Further, I believe that the backlash against the various anti-
> speculation provisions of the proposed policy is reasonable evidence
> that such regulation would be burdensome and undesirable to the
> community.

What backlash? Did I miss something? 

As I said earlier, a 2-year limit on transfer of the received addresses
is fine. Not burdensome, doesn't undermine the incentive to release
addresses, but shakes out speculation. 

> A market without such regulation would, in my opinion
> be quite harmful.  As such, no market and no such regulation
> seems the safest course.

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