[arin-ppml] An article of interest to the community....

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Wed Aug 31 12:25:13 EDT 2011

On Aug 31, 2011, at 9:00 AM, Mike Burns wrote:

>>> I do wonder how much space we could free up in the region today if people could advertise it's availability without this threat, and yet I believe the odds of removing all resource review and reclamation via the PDP is pretty much a non-starter, so I'm not going to waste my time with a policy proposal.
>>  I'll also note that LRSA also includes specific language
>>  which precludes reclamation for lack of use.  We also do
>>  not initiate reclamation for lack of use against parties
>>  when they begin the LRSA agreement process for similar
>>  reason.
>> Indeed. One additional point for the LRSA.
>> But will the definition of underutilized change as ARIN's free pool dries up? Some in the community have certainly called for that.
>> That does raise the question of why (and to what end) we are
>> more flexible with LRSA holders than RSA holders, but I'll
>> defer that discussion to the ARIN Philly meeting...
> I would like to point out that Prop-151 addresses all of these issues, the imbalance between legacy and non-legacy, the danger of section 12 threats to trading, and the removal of resource review and reclamation from all address holders who have had their addresses for more than one year. Plus the issues of public auctions of space are more simple to navigate when ARIN restricts itself to booking legal transfers.
I would not call abandoning all regulation of the market "addressing the issues". I would
call it abdicating responsibility.


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