[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-178 Regional Use of Resources

Tony Hain alh-ietf at tndh.net
Mon Jul 16 14:53:05 EDT 2012

Jimmy Hess wrote:
> On 7/15/12, Matthew Kaufman <matthew at matthew.at> wrote:
> > On 7/15/2012 12:23 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
> >> That would basically completely enable policy shopping and/or fee
> >> shopping to select whichever of the 5 RIRs you wanted regardless of
> location.
> > Maybe the 5 RIRs shouldn't have different policies.
> Maybe there shouldn't be any RIRs.
> Why would we need 5 RIRs with the same policies?

The entire point of splitting the load out from under IANA was to align
distribution policies with social & international norms, which do differ in
each region. It was not to set up protectionist barriers to entry, because
at the root the resources are for global use. 

> Anyone who comes to ARIN to request resources,  should have to adhere to
> the same policy  and justified needs requirements for ALL resources  they
> have been assigned from any source,  regardless of where the resources are
> assigned or  where the resources are going to be used.

This is the point I have been trying to make, though you did it much more


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