[arin-ppml] Update on 2009-3: Global Policy for the Allocationof IPv4 Blocks to RIRs

Scott Leibrand scottleibrand at gmail.com
Wed Aug 19 18:42:54 EDT 2009

Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> William Herrin wrote:
>> We really ought to move 2009-3 forward. Participating in the
>> establishment of a formal mechanism for redistributing addresses
>> between regions is the act of good faith that we need to derail the
>> politics here. After making it quite clear that just as with the UN,
>> we have no intention of giving up control over which of our resources
>> get sent to the rest of the world.
> They ain't -our- resources.  They are IANA's, who just gave them to
> ARIN to administer.
> How can ARIN go to an address hog and claim with a straight face that
> the hog must give up their unused addresses, or clean up their act,
> and quit hoarding them - and then turn around and do exactly the same
> thing?

So are you in favor of 2009-3, along with a local policy to return 
unused addresses to IANA?  Or are you advocating something else?


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