[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-139 No reassignment without network service

Matthew Kaufman matthew at matthew.at
Fri Apr 8 15:44:18 EDT 2011

On Apr 8, 2011, at 12:11 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
> think this kind of temporary accommodation would go unnoticed by policy.

But the new language makes it potentially less allowed.

> Policy primarily affects how you are reviewed when seeking additional space.

As I pointed out off-list then this policy is irrelevant, as either it is for IPv4 space (which ARIN soon won't be able to give you anyway) or IPv6 space (which ARIN gave you enough of the first time that you don't need more)

> When you allocated the space, you were providing network services to the
> customer. The fact that they are in the process of leaving your service does
> not change that fact for the time of allocation.

Ok, so I throw up a tunnel for an hour and then they can take it wherever they want?

> I think ARIN would not
> interpret the policy so narrowly as to preclude you from allowing some time
> before reclaiming the addresses.

Maybe the policy should be written so that it isn't so open to interpretation.

Matthew Kaufman

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