[arin-ppml] Petition draft 2011-1 last call

Martin Hannigan hannigan at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 22:36:58 EST 2011

On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 10:05 PM, John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:
> On Nov 7, 2011, at 7:25 PM, Martin Hannigan wrote:
> This needs work, but support.
> I am curious about one thing. Where does ARIN derive its authority over
> legacy addresses?
> Not just legal blustering, a real codified reference.
> Martin -
>   ARIN assumed full responsibility for the Internet Protocol (IP) number
> assignments
>   and related administrative tasks previously managed under the InterNIC
> program,
>   and this specifically includes responsibility for the existing legacy
> assignments.
>   As a result, users of IP numbers now have a voice in the policies
> by which they
>   are allocated and managed (to the extent that they wish to exercise that
> voice in
>   the policy process.)   There are quite a few references to this
> transition, e.g. NSF's
>   press release here: <http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=102819>

This would make sense for numbers going forward. The release is clear
with respect to that. Kremens or Nortel would also not have not
happened as well, no?

>   FYI - We are going to count your email as a statement of support for the
> petition;
>   if you meant otherwise or change your mind, just send an appropriate
> message.

That would be my intent. Thanks.



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