[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-136 Services Opt-out Allowed for Unaffiliated Address Blocks

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Fri Feb 25 13:44:34 EST 2011

On Feb 26, 2011, at 2:33 AM, Matthew Kaufman wrote:

> On 2/25/2011 10:10 AM, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> 4.    People who run routers control who can actually route a particular prefix. They are
>>  free to use the ARIN database as a reference or not as they see fit.
> And is there *any* concern here on the list that people will stop using the ARIN database as such a reference the moment ARIN removes the registration an address block that has been "improperly" transferred to an entity that is routing the space and hosting something that's popular, and allocates those same numbers to someone else?

To make it worse: 'allocates those same numbers to something else 
which is also very popular.'  There is absolutely a concern, which 
is why I'd recommend folks only make policy that they expect to be 
enforced and can live with the consequences.


John Curran
President and CEO

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