[arin-ppml] Draft Policy 2008-7: Identify Invalid WHOIS POC's

Lee Dilkie Lee at dilkie.com
Thu Mar 26 07:18:29 EDT 2009

Ted Mittelstaedt wrote:
> And, once we know the amount of stale assignments in WHOIS, it is then
> possible to judge the viability of all of the various "IPv4 reclamation"
> schemes and see if it's worth spending money on them.
> Why have ARIN spend a huge amount of time and effort and money trying
> to reclaim IPv4 if it turns out that after we groom WHOIS that only
> a small fraction of IPv4 allocations are bogus?  Conversely, if we find
> that, say 50% of assigned IPv4 is abandonded or unverifable, then
> we know that Ipv4 runout will be many years away.
> Ted
got it. Makes good sense.

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