[arin-ppml] reverse COE statement

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Wed Sep 24 13:15:06 EDT 2014

On Sep 23, 2014, at 7:05 PM, John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:

> On Sep 23, 2014, at 8:03 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
>> On Sep 23, 2014, at 12:59 PM, John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:
>>> Team Review is being done for all IPv4 requests for space from 
>>> ARIN's available inventory.  8.3 transfers are not from this pool 
>>> of address space and therefore, are not being team reviewed.
>> Why not?
>> What basis is there in policy for this differential treatment of transfers?
> Owen - 
>  Team review is not called for in policy; it simply is one aspect
>  of ARIN's IPv4 Countdown Plan. The IPv4 Countdown Plan provides 
>  for appropriate management of incoming IPv4 requests as the ARIN 
>  region IPv4 free pool diminishes.  There is no reason to review 
>  IPv4 requests that are not for IPv4 free pool resources, as the 
>  free pool depletion does not have potential to impact ARIN's 
>  ability to satisfy such requests.
> FYI,
> /John
> John Curran
> President and CEO

I completely disagree. There are a number of reasons that the community tied 8.3 transfers to “current IPv4 policy” and other than the timeframe exemption specifically granted in 8.3, I believe that fairness dictates that ARIN should treat transfers in an identical manner to free pool allocations and assignments.


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