[arin-ppml] the Transfer Policy Argument Space
cliffb at cjbsys.bdb.com
Thu Sep 4 13:56:11 EDT 2008
> Simple, elegant, in the spirit of the "old Internet", and
> polite! How often do we see that these days?
> - Lucy
> On Thu, 4 Sep 2008, Bill Darte wrote:
> > My personal opinion is:
> > "The ARIN Board of Trustees on behalf of ARIN and the community at large
> > requests that as a service to that community, holders of address space
> > which is available to return, or which they are willing to make
> > available for return, should do so at their earliest convenience. On
> > behalf of the community that will need these addresses as the industry
> > transitions to IPv6, ARIN thanks you."
> > bd
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Howard, W. Lee [mailto:Lee.Howard at stanleyassociates.com]
> >> Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2008 9:16 AM
> >> To: Bill Darte; John Curran; Owen DeLong
> >> Cc: arin-ppml at arin.net
> >> Subject: RE: [arin-ppml] the Transfer Policy Argument Space
> >> Owen DeLong and Bill Darte said:
> >>> ARIN should encourage entities with free space to return it.
> >> What form should that encouragement take?
> >> 1. "The ARIN Board of Trustees encourages those entities
> >> with free address space to return it to ARIN."
> >> 2. "The ARIN Board of Trustees offers one large, chewy
> >> chocolate chip cookie to any entity with free address space
> >> who returns it to ARIN."
> >> 3. ARIN reduces fees on remaining space.
> >> 4. ARIN offers publicity for those who return space.
> >> 5. ARIN offers prizes to those who return space. What prizes?
> >> 6. ARIN offers cash to those who return space. How much?
> >> 7. Fill in the blank _____________________
> >> In case anyone sitting on big chunks of addresses is feeling
> >> discouraged, I encourage you to return space to ARIN.
> >> Not to be pessimistic, but I don't think there's enough
> >> unused address space to matter, unless we also reduce the
> >> rate at which we assign IPv4 address space.
> >> Lee
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