[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-151 Limiting needs requirements for IPv4 transfers

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Tue Nov 22 23:28:07 EST 2011

On Nov 22, 2011, at 10:42 PM, Tom Vest wrote:
> Thanks for the reply.
> If I understand correctly, that means that the continuing applicability of ARIN policy (or any RIR/needs et al. policy more generally) with respect to specific resources will be determined solely by the applicable terms, if any, of any pre-existing contractual arrangement (e.g., RSA, LRSA, PI holder, etc.) between ARIN (or other-RIR) and all subsequent re/transfer recipients... ?
> If that's not too far off base, are we confident that any/all current transferor-side requirements and/or restrictions could not in themselves, be construed as "perpetuities"?

Impossible to know; for example, parties may easily assert that terms and 
conditions originating with the IETF, the IANA Functions contract, or ICANN 
are applicable.  If there is particular term or condition that you believe 
is problematic, please let me know and I will arrange for its legal review.


John Curran
President and CEO

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