[arin-ppml] On IPv4 free pool runout and transfer policy requirements for the ARIN region

Matthew Kaufman matthew at matthew.at
Fri Jun 5 17:01:19 EDT 2015

On 6/5/2015 9:52 AM, William Herrin wrote:
> Roger. Then I'd also add:
> Reciprocity. It must not be practical to transfer addresses to a
> registry where registrants of record are not permitted to transfer
> addresses from the registry. Not just directly but through
> second-order activity too. E.g. I would disallow ARIN->APNIC absent a
> commitment from APNIC to disallow a subsequent APNIC->CNNIC activity
> due to CNNIC disallowing all out-transfers.


Why would this be any different than allowing a transfer to XYZ corp who 
never intends to sell them again ever no matter what happens?

> Records First. ARIN should publish information about non-compliant
> transfers that nevertheless happened in real-world terms, even if it
> has to declare that information to be "invalid" or "unsubstantiated."
> Potentially incorrect information about the current user is better
> than no information about the current user.


Matthew Kaufman

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