[arin-ppml] 2014-1 Out of Region Use

Adam Thompson athompso at athompso.net
Mon Dec 15 14:49:37 EST 2014


> *From:* arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net [mailto:arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net] 
> *On Behalf Of *Martin Hannigan
>
> "Needs testing" isn't actually the problem IMHO. Its not unrealistic 
> to ask what someone is going to use the addresses for.  Over the last 
> five years, policy ("the problem") has become disconnected with 
> existing conditions and vague allowing too much interpretation. Its 
> impossible to know what need actually is with the current regime.
>
> I like the idea of not testing /24s. It solves the ambiguity problem. 
> It will also make them more attractive and the market more efficient 
> by reducing the cost of the transaction and increasing utilization of 
> /24s available to the market (legacy).  By utilization I mean 
> capturing actual registrations.
>
> To be honest, from a market pressure perspective, what is needed 
> _right now_ is a sixth competitive registry. That would sort this mess 
> out right quick.
> Best,
> -M<
>

Martin, in the scenario I outlined a few minutes ago, would the transfer 
market substitute effectively for your 6th registry?

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-Adam Thompson
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