[arin-ppml] REQUEST FOR ARIN STAFF Was: Re: Policy Proposal 120: Protecting Number Resources

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Wed Nov 10 17:46:07 EST 2010

On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 3:55 PM, John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:
> On Nov 10, 2010, at 2:10 PM, William Herrin wrote:
>> It occurred to me that would be the more interesting number for this
>> discussion. How many blocks, not total size, and only the ones
>> reclaimed for non-payment. I'd also like to see the minimum, median
>> and maximum length of time that the blocks were registered before
>> reclamation. With those numbers it should be possible to make a decent
>> SWAG as to how many blocks actually are abandoned down in the legacy
>> pools.
> I've sent the number of blocks reclaimed, but do not believe that we
> will be able to easily generate statistics about the length of time
> registered prior to reclamation (i.e. it may require manual collation
> to generate.)  I will look into it.

Hi John,

If you have an ability to publish the whois records as they existed
when the blocks were reclaimed, they should have the information. If
your database has an audit trail then they should still be there with
the addition of a deletion date.

Bill Herrin

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