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

Paul Vixie paul at redbarn.org
Fri Feb 17 09:18:49 EST 2012

On 2012-02-17 7:17 AM, jeffmehlenbacher at ipv4marketgroup.com wrote:
> 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
> pool.  
> Jeff Mehlenbacher

jeff, i'm concerned with the case where a broker actually holds address
space. the current transfer system allows recipients with greater need
to receive resources from those with lesser need. i do not understand
the value add of putting resources into a broker's inventory. --paul

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