[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-137 Global Policy for post exhaustion IPv4 allocation mechanisms by the IANA

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Thu Mar 10 14:20:43 EST 2011

On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 1:49 PM, Jeffrey Lyon
<jeffrey.lyon at blacklotus.net> wrote:
> >From the APNIC transcript:
> --
> As evidence to that, Interop returned almost a full /8 and their press
> release is quite clear, I'll read it from it here: "After the hold
> period, ARIN will follow global policy at that time and return it to
> the global free pool or distribute the space to those organizations in
> the ARIN region with documented need." So, I think it's very clear
> that if there is a global policy in place that allows ARIN to return
> this space to IANA, they will do that, if they think that's the right
> thing to do.
> --
> I for one, do not.

That's why we need 2011-6 to spell it out: addresses recovered by ARIN
are not returned to IANA. Which is in turn why the the current text of
2011-6 is unacceptable.

Bill Herrin

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