[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2015-5: Out of region use

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Mon Jul 6 12:41:55 EDT 2015

On Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 12:08 PM, Milton L Mueller <mueller at syr.edu> wrote:
>> start from the perspective that
>> it is simply to clarify that the resources are for global use, and ARIN's role is
>> simply to be a facilitator within a reasonably local time-zone, and having
>> local language support. Any language that implies that there is a limitation
>> to use needs to be removed, or an explanation as to why that restriction is
>> any different than nationally aligned allocations needs to be added.
> That kind of language/approach is how I intended to follow up on the failure of the old Out of Region Use proposal.
> Such a proposal should probably be conceived as a global policy rather than an ARIN policy, however.

Yes, a global policy. No single region alone has the right. And a very
carefully conceived policy at that, lest the subregistries in each
region subvert it in various anticompetitive ways.

Bill Herrin

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