[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2014-9: Resolve Conflict Between RSA and 8.2 Utilization Requirements

McTim dogwallah at gmail.com
Thu Mar 20 16:47:10 EDT 2014

Thank you for looking that up and inserting it, very useful!

On Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 4:42 PM, Michael Peddemors
<michael at linuxmagic.com> wrote:
> On 14-03-20 01:01 PM, Heather Schiller wrote:
>> Remove from 8.2:
>> "In the event that number resources of the combined organizations are no
>> longer justified under ARIN policy at the time ARIN becomes aware of the
>> transaction, through a transfer request or otherwise, ARIN will work
>> with the resource holder(s) to return, aggregate, transfer, or reclaim
>> resources as needed to restore compliance via the processes outlined in
>> current ARIN policy."
> I think this is important to keep in, so can we get the exact phrase that is
> in conflict from the RSA Section 6 in this thread for comparison. I included
> it, please adjust if not correct..
> (Personally I would like to spend more time on the 'no longer justified
> under ARIN Policy part..')
> Whenever a transfer or additional IP address space is requested by Holder,
> ARIN may review Holder's utilization of previously allocated or assigned
> number resources and other Services received from ARIN to determine if
> Holder is complying with the Service Terms. Except as set forth in this
> Agreement,
>   (i) ARIN will take no action to reduce the Services currently provided for
> Included Number Resources due to lack of utilization by the Holder, and
>   (ii) ARIN has no right to revoke any Included Number Resources under this
> Agreement due to lack of utilization by Holder. However, ARIN may refuse to
> permit transfers or additional allocations of number resources
> to Holder if Holder's Included Number Resources are not utilized in
> accordance with Policy.
> I have more of a problem with the RSA statement...

agreed, if there is a direct conflict, then either policy changes, or
the contract changes.

Is it not an option to modify the RSA?

> ARIN Enforcement is a challenge enough, and with the dearth of IP, it seems
> that there are many cases for reclaimation's.
> It can allow a loophole where people can hold on the the valuable resource,
> and just play the transfer game ..

to be avoided!


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