[arin-ppml] Draft Policy 2010-1: Waiting List for Unmet IPv4 Requests
stephen at sprunk.org
Wed Jan 27 18:06:03 EST 2010
George Bonser wrote:
> Which brought to mind something that is related. I have not been on
> this list very long. Has there been discussion of some mechanism for
> recovery of issued but unused resources? By this I mean address blocks
> that are no longer in use because the company involved no longer exists
> or blocks that have never been put into service. A check of ipv4 PI
> blocks that have been issued but not advertized on the Internet for more
> than a year might be a place to start.
> I say this because I recently realized that a company I once worked for
> which had gone out of business still had a block of addresses and an ASN
> assigned to them so I contacted ARIN in order that the resources could
> be recovered for reuse. But I can't help but wonder how large a pool
> exists of allocated but unused resources.
2007-14, now NRPM section 12, was supposed to address this. I don't
think there's any new policy needed; we just need to get ARIN more
active in _implementing_ the existing policy.
Stephen Sprunk "God does not play dice." --Albert Einstein
CCIE #3723 "God is an inveterate gambler, and He throws the
K5SSS dice at every possible opportunity." --Stephen Hawking
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