[arin-ppml] Thoughts on 2015-7

Scott Leibrand scottleibrand at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 16:30:36 EDT 2015


I believe we should make it easy to:

1. Make an agreement to acquire addresses in the quantity you believe you
need.
2. If that agreement brings your total address holdings to less than 2x
your current or 24-month projected usage, get easy approval for the
transfer from ARIN under the Simplified requirements for demonstrated need
for IPv4 transfers defined in this draft policy.
3. Skip the LOA and ongoing legal stuff.
4. Use the addresses.

-Scott

On Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 1:07 PM, Martin Hannigan <hannigan at gmail.com> wrote:

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>
> On Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 3:29 PM, Scott Leibrand <scottleibrand at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Reducing the burden on ARIN staff is not part of the problem statement
>> for this proposal (though it might be a side effect, depending on how they
>> implement it).  The main goal here is to reduce the administrative burden
>> on organizations who need to acquire IPv4 space via transfer.  That burden
>> may actually be higher for smaller entities who don't have experience with
>> and processes in place for jumping through ARIN's hoops.
>>
>> I don't think this policy would have much impact on the ability of large
>> well-funded entities to purchase as much address space as they like.
>> Currently, those organizations simply write a contract that gives them full
>> rights to the address space they're buying, and allows them to transfer the
>> space with ARIN whenever they are ready to put it into use on their network
>> (or can otherwise pass ARIN's needs justification tests).
>>
>>
>>
>
> Let me give you a real world example.
>
> 1. Buy rights to use addresses in any quantity you believe you need
> 2. Use those addresses as you need them, assuming the agreement you made
> with the party works properly
> 3. Get an LOA from the documented owner
> 4. Bypass ARIN entirely
> 5. Use the addresses.
>
> How do you think we should solve that problem?
>
>
> Best,
>
> -M<
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>
>
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