[arin-ppml] Draft Policy 2009-1: Transfer Policy (Using the Emergency PDP)

Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
Fri Mar 27 17:54:50 EDT 2009

Member Services wrote:
> Draft Policy 2009-1
> Transfer Policy
> The ARIN Board of Trustees has declared a policy emergency and is making
> use of the Emergency PDP provision in the ARIN Policy Development
> Process to revise policy.
> At their meeting on 6 February 2009 the ARIN Board of Trustees, based on
> the recommendation of the ARIN Advisory Council and noting that the
> Policy Development Process had been followed, adopted Draft Policy
> 2008-6: Emergency Transfer Policy for IPv4 Addresses.
> Then at their meeting on 8 March 2009, the Board noted there is a gap in
> the transfer policy that limits the availability of IPv4 address space
> at a time when otherwise available IPv4 address space will become
> scarce, and declared this gap an emergency. The Board initiated the
> Emergency PDP of the Policy Development Process in order to revise the
> transfer policy (both the existing transfer policy and the policy just
> adopted).

I OPPOSE this policy because I do not see a demonstrated need to
exercise emergency powers where the normal process would suffice. This
is strictly my opinion based on the policy itself.


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