[arin-ppml] Draft Policy 2009-1: Transfer Policy - Revised andforwarded to the Board

John Sweeting john.sweeting at twcable.com
Mon May 4 14:39:36 EDT 2009


Hi Ted,

Please see David Farmer¹s earlier reply to Joe Miller. Also please be more
specific on who the ³we² are in your email.


On 5/4/09 1:12 PM, "Ted Mittelstaedt" <tedm at ipinc.net> wrote:

> 
> 
> We still oppose 2009-1 as the removal of the sunset clause by the
> Board fundamentally changed the proposal, and the mixture of
> "merger" transfers in 8.2 and "unrestricted" transfers in 8.3
> did not allow for the community to separately comment and consider
> the 2 issues.
> 
> If Section 8.3 was struck out we would not oppose the proposal.
> 
> Ted
> 
>> > 
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-----Original Message-----
>> > From: arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net
>> > [mailto:arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net] On Behalf Of Member Services
>> > Sent: Monday, May 04, 2009 9:21 AM
>> > To: arin ppml
>> > Subject: [arin-ppml] Draft Policy 2009-1: Transfer Policy -
>> > Revised and forwarded to the Board
>> >
>> > The ARIN Advisory Council (AC) met on 29 April 2009 and
>> > decided to send a revised version of 2009-1 to the Board for
>> > their consideration:
>> >
>> > Draft Policy 2009-1: Transfer Policy
>> >
>> > The original 2009-1 is a result of the utilization the
>> > Emergency PDP provision of the ARIN Policy Development
>> > Process by the ARIN Board of Trustees. The AC was required to
>> > make a recommendation about 2009-1 within 5 business days of
>> > the conclusion of the discussion period (the discussion
>> > period for 2009-1 ended on 29 April 2009). The AC used the
>> > feedback from the community on the PPML and at the Public
>> > Policy Meeting in San Antonio as guidance in suggesting
>> > revisions to the draft policy text. The PDP tasks the Board
>> > to review the AC's recommendation.
>> >
>> > The AC's revised version of 2009-1 is below.
>> >
>> > The ARIN Policy Development Process is available at:
>> >
>> > https://www.arin.net/policy/pdp.html
>> >
>> > Regards,
>> >
>> > Member Services
>> > American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
>> >
>> >
>> > ## * ##
>> >
>> > Draft Policy 2009-1 Transfer Policy  as revised by the AC
>> >
>> > Originator: ARIN Board of Trustees (using the Emergency PDP
>> > provision in the ARIN Policy Development Process)
>> >
>> > Date: 29 April 2009
>> >
>> > Policy statement:
>> >
>> > Replace Section 8 as follows:
>> >
>> > *8. Transfers*
>> >
>> > *8.1. Principles*
>> > Number resources are non-transferable and are not assignable
>> > to any other organization unless ARIN has expressly and in
>> > writing approved a request for transfer. ARIN is tasked with
>> > making prudent decisions on whether to approve the transfer
>> > of number resources.
>> >
>> > It should be understood that number resources are not "sold"
>> > under ARIN administration. Rather, number resources are
>> > assigned to an organization for its exclusive use for the
>> > purpose stated in the request, provided the terms of the
>> > Registration Services Agreement continue to be met and the
>> > stated purpose for the number resources remains the same.
>> > Number resources are administered and assigned according to
>> > ARIN's published policies.
>> >
>> > Number resources are issued, based on justified need, to
>> > organizations, not to individuals representing those
>> > organizations. Thus, if a company goes out of business,
>> > regardless of the reason, the point of contact
>> > (POC) listed for the number resource does not have the
>> > authority to sell, transfer, assign, or give the number
>> > resource to any other person or organization. The POC must
>> > notify ARIN if a business fails so the assigned number
>> > resources can be returned to the available pool of number
>> > resources if a transfer is not requested and justified.
>> >
>> > *8.2. Mergers and Acquisitions*
>> > ARIN will consider requests for the transfer of number
>> > resources in the case of mergers and acquisitions upon
>> > receipt of evidence that the new entity has acquired the
>> > assets which had, as of the date of the acquisition or
>> > proposed reorganization, justified the current entity's use
>> > of the number resource. Examples of assets that justify use
>> > of the number resource include, but are not limited to:
>> >
>> > * Existing customer base
>> > * Qualified hardware inventory
>> > * Specific software requirements.
>> >
>> > In evaluating a request for transfer, ARIN may require the
>> > requesting organization to provide any of the following
>> > documents, as applicable, plus any other documents deemed appropriate:
>> >
>> > * An authenticated copy of the instrument(s) effecting the
>> > transfer of assets, e.g., bill of sale, certificate of
>> > merger, contract, deed, or court decree.
>> > * A detailed inventory of all assets utilized by the
>> > requesting party in maintaining and using the number resource.
>> > * A list of the requesting party's customers using the number
>> > resource.
>> >
>> > If further justification is required, the requesting party
>> > may be asked to provide any of the following, or other
>> > supporting documentation, as
>> > applicable:
>> >
>> > * A general listing of the assets or components acquired
>> > * A specific description of acquisitions, including:
>> >
>> >    o Type and quantity of equipment
>> >    o Customer base
>> >
>> > * A description of how number resources are being utilized
>> > * Network engineering plans, including:
>> >
>> >    Host counts
>> >    Subnet masking
>> >    Network diagrams
>> >    Reassignments to customers
>> >
>> > *8.3 Transfers to Specified Recipients*
>> > IPv4 number resources within the ARIN region may be released
>> > to ARIN by the authorized resource holder, in whole or in
>> > part, for transfer to another specified organizational
>> > recipient. Such transferred number resources may only be
>> > received under RSA by organizations that are within the ARIN
>> > region and can demonstrate the need for such resources, as a
>> > single aggregate, in the exact amount which they can justify
>> > under current ARIN policies.
>> >
>> > #####
>> >
>> > Changes  to 2009-1 as revised by the AC:
>> >
>> >   * Removed 2.8 organization definition
>> >   * Limited to IPv4 address space
>> >   * Maintained ARIN as the intermediary
>> >   * Maintained requirement of source and recipient being in region,
>> >     and explicitly added the RSA requirement
>> >   *Added text to clarify need must be a single aggregate
>> >
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