[arin-ppml] 2011-1: reciprocity NOT required

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Tue Nov 8 06:07:45 EST 2011

On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 11:36 AM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
> On Oct 26, 2011, at 8:23 AM, William Herrin wrote:
>> And correct me if I'm wrong, but APNIC uses country-level
>> sub-registries very differently than ARIN. So, even if APNIC up top
>> eventually adopts a reciprocal policy, it may be mooted by the
>> country-level policies.
> You are wrong...
> Your understanding of how APNIC NIRs operate is not correct.
> The NIRs are not allowed to set independent addressing policies.
> They are primarily a voting block  and a language interface arrangement.
> They are a local front-end to the APNIC request process.

Please reconcile this claim with

7.  Effect on NIRs

It is the NIR's choice as to whether to adopt this policy.

Bill Herrin

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