[arin-ppml] LRSA taking back addresses
owen at delong.com
Wed Sep 10 12:38:53 EDT 2008
On Sep 10, 2008, at 7:37 AM, Stephen Sprunk wrote:
> Cliff Bedore wrote:
>> Quoting from the ARIN legacy page
>> "Note that ARIN will not reclaim unutilized address space from
>> legacy holders who sign this RSA, nor will ARIN attempt to take
>> away legacy resources from organizations who choose not to sign it.
>> However, signing the Legacy RSA contractually locks in a set of
>> rights, and thus reduces the risk of future change to a minimum."
>> Note the section that says " nor will ARIN attempt to take away
>> legacy resources from organizations who choose not to sign it." So
>> if I don't sign it, my address space is safe but if I sign it and
>> then want to terminate for any reason, ARIN can reclaim the
>> addresses. What's wrong with this picture?
> That is the situation today (a point I think the FAQ doesn't make
> clear), but future policy may change. For instance, next year, ARIN
> could adopt a proposal to revoke all legacy space. Signing an LRSA
> before that happened would contractually prevent ARIN from applying
> policy to you.
I would like to make one small point in this regard...
People keep talking about ARIN adopting policy in the third
term. For every person present on this mailing list and
for anyone who cares to subscribe, please note that for
the purpose of policy creation:
ARIN == WE
That is all.
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