[arin-ppml] Draft Policy 2017-6: Improve Reciprocity Requirements for Inter RIR Transfers

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I would not consider an RIR that has NIR units that do not have a bi 
directional transfer policy to comply with the policy of ARIN to only 
permit transfers to/from those with a bi directional transfer policy.

Thus, I support the statement being added in this draft to make this more 

Albert Erdmann
Network Administrator
Paradise On Line Inc.

On Thu, 17 Aug 2017, WOOD Alison * DAS wrote:

> Thank you for the feedback on this draft policy to date.  I would 
> appreciate any other thoughts or comments on this draft policy.
> For review, Draft Policy 2017-6 is intended to add the following 
> conditions on Inter RIR transfers to section 8.4:
> Recipient RIR policy must not permit transfers to other RIRs or NIRs 
> whose policies do not support bi-directional transfers.
> And the problem statement on this draft policy is:
> Currently ARIN's requirement that inter-RIR transfer policies be 
> reciprocal has a glaring hole in it in that RIRs which have NIRs and/or 
> a two-hop RIR transfer process can be used to circumvent the intent of 
> the requirement. Rather than eliminate the requirement, a better 
> approach would be to close the loophole.
> All feedback is appreciated.
> Thank you
> -Alison Wood

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