[arin-ppml] Draft Proposal 2011-1 - Comments request - Globally Coordinated Transfer Policy

Jeffrey Lyon jeffrey.lyon at blacklotus.net
Fri May 13 18:46:18 EDT 2011

On Fri, May 13, 2011 at 6:08 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
> On Tue, May 10, 2011 at 1:34 PM, Bill Darte <BillD at cait.wustl.edu> wrote:
>> The policy text reviewed at the meeting was as follows:
>> Any RIR's resource registrant may transfer IPv4 addresses to the resource
>> registrant of another RIR as long as the two RIRs agree and maintain
>> compatible, needs-based transfer policies that exercise Internet stewardship
>> consistent with the values expressed in RFC2050.
>> 1. Identify support or objection
> Hi Bill,
> Oppose.
>> 2. If objections exist, to succinctly identify what they are..and,
> a. I'm not convinced we should be contemplating inter-region transfers
> prior to ARIN's free pool exhausting.
> b. I'm not convinced *any* of the 5 RIRs adhere to RFC2050's "values"
> except in a very loose way... which makes it a weak and subjective
> place to hang a policy.
>> 3. How objections might be concisely remedied in text
> "ARIN shall permit the transfer of IPv4 addresses between ARIN
> registrants and registrants of other RIRs provided that:
> a. Both ARIN and the other RIR agree to the transfer,
> b. ARIN and the other RIR have functionally reciprocal inter-region
> transfer policies, and
> c. Both the offering and receiving registrants qualify for the
> transfer under ARIN's normal intra-region resource transfer policies
> save that one of the registrants is not in the ARIN region and will
> therefore not be under contract to ARIN."
> Regards,
> Bill Herrin
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I strongly oppose any measure that would open the doors to ARIN
resources flowing outside of ARIN.

Jeffrey Lyon, Leadership Team
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