[arin-ppml] LAST CALL for Recommended Draft Policy ARIN-2015-3: Remove 30 day utilization requirement in end-user IPv4 policy

McTim dogwallah at gmail.com
Mon May 16 13:36:01 EDT 2016

On Sun, May 15, 2016 at 10:32 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:


> If we eliminate needs assessment, what mechanism assures that the transferee
> is actually a network operator?

This, to my mind is the central question.  Do we, as a community want
to allocate/assign resources to folks who will speculate in address
resources for fun and profit or not?

 Further, how does it in any way assure that
> the transfer is from a place of less need to a place of greater need rather
> than a place of limited need to a place of greater monetary resources?

it does not.


"A name indicates what we seek. An address indicates where it is. A
route indicates how we get there."  Jon Postel

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