[arin-ppml] Microsoft receives court approval for transfer as agreed with ARIN

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Wed Apr 27 16:33:26 EDT 2011

On Apr 27, 2011, at 3:54 PM, Leo Bicknell wrote:

>> 3) The resources are indeed under a LRSA, one which (per yesterday's 
>>   press release) states that "transferred Internet number resources 
>>   will be managed according to the community-developed Internet address
>>   policies in the region." 
> Can we ask which policy was used?  Section 8.3, the most obvious,
> requires an RSA, and that the block be released to ARIN.  Since we
> have an LRSA and the block went directly to Microsoft the community is
> left to assume 8.3 was not used.

Leo - We don't discussion individual registry requests, but the press
release indicates that the specified transfer policy (8.3) was used.  
The LRSA/RSA use in 8.3 was discussed in an earlier PPML thread 
"Implementation of NRPM 8.3"; review for more background information.

> That pretty much only leaves section 8.2 as a way to transfer space.
> Thus at this point in time I must assume a section 8.2 M&A deal was
> performed.  In particular, the 8.2 policy requires "ARIN will
> maintain an up-to-date list of acceptable types of documentation.",
> may I ask where that list is kept on the ARIN web site, and if it
> includes an order from a bankruptcy court?

While not applicable in this case, the list is maintained here:


John Curran
President and CEO

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