[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-165 Eliminate Needs-Based Justification

jeffmehlenbacher at ipv4marketgroup.com jeffmehlenbacher at ipv4marketgroup.com
Fri Feb 17 02:17:18 EST 2012

I would agree that free allocations should be scrutinized closely to
ensure need.  For 8.3 Specified Transfers however, no purpose is served
when a transfer is rejected between a Company with an unused allocation
and a Company in need.  The unused IPv4 block at the source Company
remains unused.  The rejected recipient Company must seek alternatives
which may include applying to ARIN for a smaller block from the free

Jeff Mehlenbacher

I am opposed to this policy.  For as long as ARIN has existed this
community has been very vocal in supporting the needs basis for
address allocations and assignments.  I have no reason to believe that
this position has changed.


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