[arin-ppml] 2011-1

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Sat Oct 22 12:10:45 EDT 2011

On Oct 22, 2011, at 12:04 PM, Brett Frankenberger wrote:
> But ... someone in a different region, where there is no free pool, has
> no ability to get addresses directly from ARIN's free pool, because,
> regardless of need, ARIN won't allocate to an organization in another
> region.  So organizations in a region that has no free addresses
> remaining can offer me (the hypothetical me described above -- I
> actually have no SmartPhone business) $100K to un-NAT my phones, get
> addresses from ARIN, re-NAT my phones, and sell the addresses.

And if the organization is in a region where there is a 
need-based transfer policy, and they have actual operational
need for addresses which they can demonstrate to their RIR, 
and that RIR therefore approves the transfer, then indeed 
this can happen under the proposed policy text.  


John Curran
President and CEO

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