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

Kevin Kargel kkargel at polartel.com
Thu May 19 17:19:22 EDT 2011


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mike Burns [mailto:mike at nationwideinc.com]
> Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2011 4:08 PM
> To: Kevin Kargel; matthew at matthew.at; Owen DeLong
> Cc: arin-ppml at arin.net
> Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] IPv4 Transfer Policy Change to Keep Whois
> Accurate
> Hi Kevin,
> Making policy which brings more supply into the market will reduce prices
> for the big guy and the little guy.
> One element of my proposal is removing the threat of ARIN recovery action
> for RSA holders.
> My hope is that this will provide the incentive for holders of
> underutilized
> assets to sell them without a fear of an audit.
> I think that big companies probably have the edge in gaming needs
> analyses;
> whether or not they would use that edge is of course an open question.
> But simplifiying transactions, as my proposal attempts to do, favors the
> small guy, IMO.

So you are telling me that if I go to a trader and buy a /20 block of IP's it will cost me less than it does if I go to ARIN and get a /20 block of IP's?  hmm..  that doesn't leave much incentive for the trader..

Please pardon my skepticism..

> Regards,
> Mike

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