[arin-ppml] ICP2 and the role of ARIN in an ipv4 address market

Milton L Mueller mueller at syr.edu
Tue Apr 19 17:32:26 EDT 2011

> -----Original Message-----
> To the extent that ARIN adopts policies that, within the region, create
> additional registry-like entities, would not the following language apply?

In a word, No.

> "The proposed RIR must operate internationally in a large geographical region
> of approximately continental size.
>  Each region should be served by a single RIR, established under one
> management and in one location. The establishment of multiple RIRs in one
> region is likely to lead to:
>    * fragmentation of address space allocated to the region;
>    * difficulty for co-ordination and co-operation between the RIRs;
>    * confusion for the community within the region.
>  The internal administrative or membership structure of an RIR must also not
> be such as to cause any of these effects. "

This is talking about the creation of another RIR. That is not what we are talking about. 

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