[arin-ppml] IPv4 Transfer Policy Change to Keep Whois Accurate

Martin Millnert millnert at gmail.com
Wed May 11 23:03:18 EDT 2011


On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 10:59 PM, Matthew Kaufman <matthew at matthew.at> wrote:
> On 5/11/2011 7:55 PM, Jonathan Fernatt wrote:
>> I keep seeing seeing this argument from you Mike. I honestly can't
>> understand why you think the needs requirement is such an obstacle for a
>> company with a legitimate need for addresses that they would have to avoid
>> ARIN altogether.
> My issue with the needs requirement post-runout is that the 3-month rules
> are still in effect for new and recent entrants... this means that no matter
> how hard it is to locate a block that's for sale and successfully bid for
> one, you're only able to get 3 months worth of space unless you've had space
> for at least a year.
> The original argument that it just requires filing some paperwork every 3
> months to continue justifying additional space no longer works when it isn't
> just filing some paperwork to get space from a free pool any more.
> I have several policy proposals pending that attempt to fix this.


Was about to mention the 3 months rule.  It makes any kind of planning
quite hard, and fragments the IPv4 space tremendously (not that
address policy cares about fragmentation, right?).


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