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

George Bonser gbonser at seven.com
Sun Feb 19 20:18:44 EST 2012

> What this "smells" like to me is:  Legacy numbers may be transferred to
> a broker on consignment for 12 months where they can be resold to the
> highest bidder.  At the end of 12 months, any unsold space is returned
> to the original legacy holder and anyone who bought portions of that
> space is then on the hook to justify their need for the address. The
> only thing remaining with the broker is the cash in their pocket.

Upon further consideration, I would have no problems eliminating all "needs" based assignment of IPv4 resources effective January 1, 2017 and ending all services (whois, etc) for IPv4 effective January 1, 2022.

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