[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-134: Identification of Legitimate Address Holders - Preemption of changes to date?

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Wed Feb 16 16:03:34 EST 2011

> ARIN-prop-134: Identification of Legitimate Address Holders
> ...
> 13.x.3. Records Maintained on Behalf of the IANA
> In the event that the IANA has delegated responsibility for the
> management of an address block to another organization, including ARIN
> or any other RIR, and that organization has historical and/or current
> records showing the assignment or allocation of a given IP address block
> to a specific organization, those records will be used as evidence in
> determining whether an organization is the legitimate address holder.
> Further, in the event that this evidence conflicts with any evidence
> from the original allocation records, or any contrary documentation such
> as those specified in section 13.x.4 below, the evidence from the
> original allocation record will take precedence.

Benson - 

Is it your intent via this proposal that all changes to legacy address holder 
records that have occurred since ARIN's inception be vacated?  ARIN has 
indeed processed many changes since that time, and the hence the records 
inherently conflict with the original allocation records.  Is the intent of the 
above language to give precedence to original records of address holders 
despite all changes to date that have already been reflected in the ARIN 
Whois database?  Alternatively, are we to seek documentation anew for
all of the transfers accomplished to date, and reprocess according to
section 13.x.4?


John Curran
President and CEO

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