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

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Wed Oct 22 18:17:51 EDT 2014

On Oct 22, 2014, at 5:39 PM, Martin Hannigan <hannigan at gmail.com> wrote:

>> Note that NRPM Section 12 provides only that "ARIN may review the current usage
>> of any resources maintained in the ARIN database." - it would not appear that
>> this language provides ARIN the ability to request information and utilization
>> on resources held in other regions, as envisioned by the present 2014-1 draft
>> policy text.
>> If you wish to drop the language pertaining to obtaining a list of applicants
>> number resources and rely on NRPM 12 for this purpose instead, then it would
>> appear necessary to revise NRPM 12's scope to cover resources held outside of
>> the region.  This community may want to carefully consider the merits and
>> issues with each potential approach before deciding one way or the other.
> Not sure why ARIN needs to know what other RIR resources are in use by
> a company or what their utilization rate is beyond the public whois
> database(s).

Martin -

I was not advocating for any specific policy, only responding to your 
question as to why NRPM Section 12 "as-is" may not be suitable for 
obtaining information about out-of-region held resources.


John Curran
President and CEO

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