[arin-ppml] Team Review - policy matter? (was: Re: reverse COE statement)

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Wed Sep 24 18:50:52 EDT 2014

On Sep 24, 2014, at 6:26 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
> On Sep 24, 2014, at 2:03 PM, John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:
>> ...
>> ARIN's IPv4 Countdown Plan is quite similar to the serialization 
>> and review of requests that APNIC and RIPE performed as part of
>> their IPv4 pool runout plans, and originated in order to provide
>> for fair treatment of requests from the free pool as we approach
>> runout.  Team review of requests (where the entire analyst staff
>> gathers to process the request queue) is not efficient, but does
>> provide benefits for serialization in processing of requests. It
>> is unclear how that would be at all beneficial for IPv4 transfers
>> and it definitely would impact IPv4 transfer processing times.
> I doubt it would be beneficial to transfers. However, I don’t think it is fair for transfers to be expedited and handled faster than free pool requests.
> I believe it is a fairness issue, not an efficiency issue.

Owen -

Once the IPv4 free pool is depleted, would you suggest still 
continuing the team review process for all IPv4 transfers going 


John Curran
President and CEO

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