[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2015-8: Reassignment records for IPv4 End-Users

Gary T. Giesen ggiesen+arin-ppml at giesen.me
Wed Aug 26 14:30:37 EDT 2015

I agree with the proposal in principle, just not as written.

If there were rules around who resassignments could be made to (must be a wholly owned subsidiary, etc) AND it didn't increase the fees for end users, I would support it.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net [mailto:arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net] On
> Behalf Of Alfie Cleveland
> Sent: August 26, 2015 2:07 PM
> To: arin-ppml at arin.net
> Subject: [arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2015-8: Reassignment records for IPv4
> End-Users
> Hey,
> I just wanted to state that I am fully in favour of this proposal. Let’s say, for
> example, I am a large corporation with many divisions. If I, at the head office,
> apply for IPv4 space as an End-User and receive an assignment, I am then to
> choose which part of my organisation receives this IPv4 space. Within such a
> large organisation, there will obviously be emails sent to
> abuse@<domain>.com, but within such a large organisation it is impossible to
> guarantee that those misusing space will receive the abuse emails, meaning
> that their response to the abuse will be hindered. If End-Users are able to
> create reassignment records, this will be much easier.
> There is also the fact that organisations can keep track of how many
> addresses a department in an organisation has by looking at their ARIN
> profile as the departments will have the space reassigned to them. It would
> allow for much easier abuse tracking, and more detailed use figures as each
> organisation can show exactly where the space is being assigned.
> Regards,
> Alfie
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