[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-151 IPv4 Transfer Policy Change to KeepWhois Accurate
mike at nationwideinc.com
Wed May 18 15:23:10 EDT 2011
I'm okay with striking everything after "12 months after the transfer".
----- Original Message -----
From: "John Santos" <JOHN at egh.com>
To: "ARIN" <info at arin.net>
Cc: <arin-ppml at arin.net>
Sent: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 2:43 PM
Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-151 IPv4 Transfer Policy Change to
> On Wed, 18 May 2011, ARIN wrote:
>> - The source entity will be ineligible to receive any further IPv4
>> address allocations or assignments from ARIN for a period of 12
>> months after the transfer, or until the exhaustion of ARIN's
>> IPv4 space, whichever occurs first.
> I don't understand the intent of the "or until the exhaustion of ARIN's
> IPv4 space" clause. Once ARIN is out of space, the eligibility of the
> source organization to receive more IPv4 is moot. However, if ARIN
> were to acquire more space subsequently (e.g. through reclaimation or
> return), this clause would make the source instantly eligible to
> receive that space. On the other hand, if ARIN still had a couple of
> /24s, it would not technically be exhausted, so the 12 month hold
> period would continue to apply to the source organization, even if
> someone subsequently returned a /8.
> Unless there is some rational reason for resetting the clock on ARIN
> exhaustion, I think everything after "12 months after the transfer" should
> be stricken.
> John Santos
> Evans Griffiths & Hart, Inc.
> 781-861-0670 ext 539
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