[arin-ppml] 2011-1 dissent Was: Re: ARIN-2011-1: ARINInter-RIRTransfers - Last Call

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Tue Oct 25 13:02:37 EDT 2011

On Oct 25, 2011, at 4:57 PM, Randy Whitney wrote:

> On 10/25/2011 12:24 PM, John Curran wrote:
>>  Note - another option (if the community is concerned about ARIN's
>>  free pool being depleted for future xfers) would be to simply
>>  disqualify all space issued henceforth from ARIN's available pool
>>  from future specified transfer until the ARIN has no free space
>>  remaining.  This is an imperfect control (due to the ability with
>>  some effort to swap out older assignments) but might be sufficient
>>  under the circumstances.
>> FYI,
>> /John
> I oppose this new wording. I can think of just as many hypothetical
> opposite cases where this would cause future problems as those in the
> vocal tiny protectionist minority against adopting the transfer policy
> in the first place would, in support of this wording.


To be clear, I definitely was not recommending such a change, but only 
pointing it out as a potential mechanism that had not had any discussion 
to date.  The need for _any_ additional controls is clearly still a matter 
of active discussion by the community.


John Curran
President, CEO, 
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