[arin-ppml] If we would pursue a transfer policy without needs justification...

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Mon May 2 16:10:46 EDT 2011

The problem is that they are allowed to receive as many addresses
through transfers as they wish.

Additional point of information... APNIC _IS_ in their austerity phase, so, that
provision in the APNIC policy has expired.


On Apr 30, 2011, at 10:57 PM, John Curran wrote:

> On May 1, 2011, at 6:23 AM, Frank Bulk wrote:
>> If the community does ever debate a transfer policy that eliminates need
>> justification, there should be some verbiage that the selling organization
>> and its successors would not be able to receive more IPv4 space from ARIN's
>> free pool unless there were exceptional circumstances.  Otherwise an org
>> could be set up to justify space and then sell, show need, rinse and repeat.
> A similar provision exists in APNIC's transfer policy which makes selling 
> organization ineligible to receive any further IPv4 address allocations 
> or assignments for a period of 12 months after the transfer (or until APNIC 
> reaches its austerity phase with 1 final allocation allowed per organization
> from their final /8 of space) <http://www.apnic.net/policy/transfer-policy>
> I'm expressing neither support or concern over the provision, but believe 
> as "running code", it's information that the community should be aware of
> in this discussion.
> FYI,
> /John
> John Curran
> President and CEO
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