[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2014-20: Transfer Policy Slow Start and Simplified Needs Verification

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Tue Sep 23 17:55:22 EDT 2014

On Sep 22, 2014, at 10:13 AM, Kevin Kargel <kkargel at polartel.com> wrote:

>> John, we're on the same page here, I think.
>>> I am not for or against the present approach, but want to understand
>>> the community thinking on why enterprises should be prevented from
>>> doing transfers and subject to architecture-specific constraints in
>>> order to receive approval.
>> No one participating in the RIR system should be prevented from doing any
>> bona fide transfer.  In the 8.3 world, network operators must be free to buy
>> and sell IP addresses as it fits their business plans.  If we can agree on that,
>> can we agree that any mechanism which forces a company to do multiple
>> transfers or buy multiple blocks is a disservice to the community?
> I for one do not agree with this.  ARIN is in the business of supporting networks and network operators and doing a fine job of it.  ARIN has no place supporting commodity sales.  



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