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

Michael K. Smith - Adhost mksmith at adhost.com
Thu May 7 15:39:57 EDT 2009

> On Wed, 6 May 2009, Michael K. Smith - Adhost wrote:
> > I would argue that the present state of things actually facilitates
> > hoarding, given that only the last allocation is assessed as part of
> the
> > allocation of the next.  Any previous allocations could be unused,
> > barely used or used less.  Thus, you can hoard addresses by only
> > assigning from your last allocation and still be playing strictly by
> the
> > rules.
> >
> > Sadly, the concept of having to justify all of your allocations to
> get
> > your next one doesn't seem to get much traction.
> IIRC, the rules aren't written this way, but I had the impression ARIN
> did
> look at more than just your last allocation when considering a new
> allocation.

Honestly, I'm not sure what they do on the back end.  What I've seen is
that supporting documentation is requested for the previous allocation
only.  Perhaps they're doing more in-depth SWIP analysis outside of the
request thread.



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