[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-133: No Volunteer Services on Behalf of Unaffiliated Address Blocks

Martin Hannigan hannigan at gmail.com
Mon Feb 14 16:44:44 EST 2011

On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 4:10 PM, Dan Pinkard <dpinkard at accessline.com> wrote:
> As I read this, the goal is to defeat using the whois registration as a tool
> to beat the heads of those who may consider signing the LRSA. I agree with
> that notion, especially as it makes it clear that forcing people into policy
> in a heavy-handed way can easily run-afoul of legalities and simple
> good-will. However, as it has been pointed out, we don't really want to lose
> that resource for the people who do pay. However unfair of those who don't
> pay up a little, the larger disservice would be to remove that all together.
> And what of the gray area for organizations who have some stuff under RSA
> and some stuff that should be LRSA if anyone were motivated to do it?
> It seems like taking away the baby's rattle is a good step, but not that
> way. What other means are available to motivate organizations to bring
> legacy space under the LRSA that don't cause other problems?


> If we're loking
> at the larger picture of parceling out unused or underutilized IPv4 space,
> is there a way ARIN can ease those needs in trade? (Is there a desire to
> help or harm that?)

I think that there are a few (workable) issues. In order for law
enforcement not to oppose, there needs to be "a" whois registry. The
second is in-addr re delegation.

I like Bensons proposal. I think it needs some refining, but count me
on the tentative support side.



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