[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: IPv4 Recovery Fund

Owen DeLong 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  
would be
pretty hard on ARIN.


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