[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-165 Eliminate Needs-Based Justification on 8.3 Specified Transfers

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Sat Feb 18 00:09:37 EST 2012

On Feb 17, 2012, at 7:47 PM, Milton L Mueller wrote:

>> I would be interested in seeing a small allocation carved out for the
>> purpose of running a test, to see what would happen in a free market
>> without needs basis. Those who have justified need could continue using
>> existing policies to obtain space, and those without (eg. need space in
>> a pinch, cant/dont feel like writing up justification) could purchase
>> from the special allocation at the going market rate.
> [Milton L Mueller] We already have this. It's called the legacy blocks. 

1.	Legacy blocks are not what I would call a small allocation.

2.	Legacy blocks are not transferable in the ARIN registry without
	compliance with ARIN policy. In fact, legacy blocks once transferred
	under 8.3 generally stop being legacy blocks.


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