[arin-ppml] 2008-6: Emergency Transfer Policy for IPv4 Addresses

Kevin Kargel kkargel at polartel.com
Mon Sep 29 17:14:34 EDT 2008

YES!  People really are so worried about introducing money to the

I do not want to end up going to eBay for address space.

We have a great system in place now that many great people have spent
thousands of hours developing.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net 
> [mailto:arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net] On Behalf Of David Williamson
> Sent: Monday, September 29, 2008 4:05 PM
> To: michael.dillon at bt.com
> Cc: arin-ppml at arin.net
> Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] 2008-6: Emergency Transfer Policy 
> for IPv4 Addresses
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 09:50:03PM +0100, michael.dillon at bt.com wrote:
> > Any organization
> > which no longer needs addresses, returns them to ARIN. 
> Given a scarcity of a resource, all network operators are 
> suddenly going to become altruistic and return unused space 
> for the general good?
> What you outline is much the same as what is being proposed.  
> You identify two transactions: one where space is returned, 
> and one where it is handed out.  Most of the proposals have 
> the same overall impact, except that there's just a single 
> transaction moderated by ARIN as a middleman verifying the 
> transaction, and money changes hands.
> Outside of the cash part, I don't see a substantial 
> difference.  The money serves as motivation for the first 
> party to let go of unneeded space.  That incentive seems 
> important, since I don't think most network operators are 
> prone to gratuitous altruism.
> Are people really so worried about introducing money to the 
> transaction?
> -David
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