[arin-ppml] Use of the specified transfer policy (was: "Leasing" of space via non-connectivity providers)

Martin Hannigan hannigan at gmail.com
Mon Feb 7 22:18:56 EST 2011

On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 9:53 PM, John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:
> On Feb 7, 2011, at 10:23 PM, Martin Hannigan wrote:
>> Both. 8.3 requires the use of the STLS. They are effectively one.
> NRPM 8.3 is a policy, and ARIN will process specified transfer
> requests from two parties which appear and meet the criteria.
> Neither of them has to be a participant in the Specified Transfer
> Listing Service (STLS); the STLS is simply a convenience for those
> parties who want some help finding a match.  Think of it this way:
> STLS is a dating service, which you don't need to use if you already
> have a partner and just want to go (via NRPM 8.3) and get married.

NRPM 8.3 is the policy related to "Specified Transfers".

The Specified Transfer Listing Service is a process and it says:

"ARIN’s Specified Transfer Listing Service (STLS) provides a mechanism
by which validated organizations may identify potentially
complementary parties suitable to participate in a transfer of IPv4
number resources per ARIN’s Number Resource Policy Manual, section
8.3, “Transfers to Specified Recipients”

That's a direct linkage and from my perspective its adjunct policy.

I'm not sure why you are saying that this is optional. It certainly
does not appear to be optional. As usual, thanks for the explanation.



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