[arin-ppml] Borders sells their /16 block

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Tue Dec 6 17:21:32 EST 2011

On Dec 6, 2011, at 6:13 PM, Benson Schliesser wrote:

> John Curran wrote:
>> Done. ARIN is prepared to manage the Whois registry database in 
>> accordance with the number resource policies developed by the 
>> community, including the potential legal aspects that might arise 
>> in the event of conflict from requests outside of adopted policy.
> Thanks, John.
> Can you elaborate? 

As it relates to strategy for handling potential legal issues in this area? 
I'll have to decline (as it would contrary to ARIN and its community to 
more publicly elaborate, other than indicating that we are well prepared.)

>> I do agree to the extent that more involvement in the policy
>> process will help avoid surprises and conflict later on (and
>> particularly if we can get more involvement at this crucial 
>> time leading up to IPv4 depletion.)
> Agreed. Not that it reduces our need to pursue understanding of the broader issues at play. But we all benefit from more discussion and analysis, with a broader community, in advance of potential problems.

That is highly recommended.  

John Curran
President and CEO

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