[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: IPv4 Recovery Fund
owen at delong.com
Fri Nov 21 19:29:49 EST 2008
On Nov 21, 2008, at 3:35 PM, Hawkes, Dave wrote:
> How do organizations that return IP blocks, but do not wish to
> receive monetary compensation fit into this? If an ORG returns a
> block of a given size, would that effectively lower the amount
> others may need to pay for that sized block, or would it satisfy
> requests without requiring payment?
I would think that space would be returned to the free pool as in the
policy situation. Fees would only relate to space for which ARIN had
a recovery incentive.
> Also, instead of receiving payment from ARIN, could an ORG use the
> funds to offset future fees, effectively keeping a balance with ARIN?
I'm not so sure about this. I think as an operational matter, this
pretty hard on ARIN.
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