[arin-ppml] About needs basis in 8.3 transfers
aaron at wholesaleinternet.net
Tue Jun 3 15:43:57 EDT 2014
Maybe the conversation should be: "What actions does the community wish
to take when Microsoft tries to scam the system?"
On 6/3/2014 2:31 PM, David Huberman wrote:
> We had a discussion today at NANOG in the ARIN PPC about needs-basis
> in 8.3 transfers.
> I'd like to state the following, and then let's see where the
> discussion takes us:
> My team runs an AS. And yep, we're a pretty big company. We rely on
> IPv4 today for most of our numbering, and will continue to do so for
> the next couple of years. In the coming year, when we can't get
> space from ARIN or other RIRs, we have to turn to the market for our
> IP address needs. We may choose to buy more than a 2 year supply,
> because it may make business sense for us to do so. ARIN policy,
> however, only allows us to take the IP addresses we buy and transfer
> the portion which represents a 2 year need. The rest will remain in
> the name of whoever sold the IP addresses to us.
> Why is this result good for the operator community? Wouldn't it be
> better if ARIN rules allowed us to transfer into our name all the IP
> addresses which we now own?
>  We're working on increasing IPv6 presence in our network and our
> products, but large corporations move slowly ;)
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Wholesale Internet, Inc. (AS 32097)
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