[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-165 Eliminate Needs-BasedJustificationon8.3 Specified Transfers

joshua sahala jsahala at gmail.com
Sun Feb 19 20:44:04 EST 2012

On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 12:27 PM, Mike Burns <mike at nationwideinc.com> wrote:
> My guess is that if ARIN maintains it's anti-free-market tendencies

this is a laughable assertion given that arin (yes, technically by way
of policy proposals) is already facilitating (and in many ways
condoning) this 'free market capitalistic' speculation^Wbrokerage.
instead of auditing legacy holders and reclaiming unjustifiable
allocations, policy and position have been moving in this direction
for years...and now we have a speculator submitting a proposal to make
it easier for him, and others like him, to profit off the scarcity of
this resource.  this proposal does not benefit the community; it
benefits those with the money to buy up and hoard space, and it
benefits the speculators^Wbrokers in the middle, 'facilitating' the
transactions.  if you truly believe that ip addresses are a commodity
to be traded in the pits like pork bellies, then by all means, support

as for me, i am strongly opposed

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