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

Gary Buhrmaster gary.buhrmaster at gmail.com
Fri Feb 17 17:10:22 EST 2012

On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 21:59, Astrodog <astrodog at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2.      Find a buyer that does have legitimate need for a /16 (If there's value to not carving it up,
>>        isn't that defined in terms of market demand for the space as a whole?)
> The seller is not ARIN. Presumably in the hypothetical, they believed
> that their original buyer had a legitimate need and ARIN disagreed.
> The seller has no way to be sure of which way such a determination
> would go, and incurs all of the administrative cost of attempting a
> sale again, while still having the risk that the transfer would be
> rejected.

A seller can always require buyers to show ARIN
"pre-approval" for need before initiating negotiations.


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