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

Paul Vixie paul at redbarn.org
Fri Feb 17 12:10:19 EST 2012

On 2012-02-17 3:46 PM, jeffmehlenbacher at ipv4marketgroup.com wrote:
> Yes, we are part of the Specified Transfer Listing Service and have a
> very good grasp on current policy governing 8.3s including the recent
> change to demonstrating need based on 24 months rather than 12 months. 
> Our Policy Proposal seeks to provide the necessary incentive for
> Companies with unused IPs to actively put them to use through a transfer
> and further seeks to motivate Companies with need to use Specified
> Transfer though ARIN.  The current practice of justifying need for
> Specified Transfers is a disincentive for many potential recipient
> organizations to participate in this market.  Lack of demand directly
> affects the freeing of dormant supply.

jeff, this sounds misdirective and evasive. you have not answered my
question. every incentive for sellers is present in the current transfer
system. your proposal to eliminate needs-basis for recipients would not
have the effect you're describing.


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