[arin-ppml] Inter-regional ASN transfers?

Elvis Daniel Velea elvis at velea.eu
Wed Dec 20 20:31:24 EST 2017


I think this proposal will benefit the community. You have my +1 (and my 
offer to assist if you need a co-author)

elvis


On 12/18/17 11:20 AM, Mike Burns wrote:
>
> Hello list,
>
> I am debating a proposal to allow inter-regional ASN transfers.
>
> Short ASNs have value.
>
> We have brokered inter-regional ASN transfers between RIPE and APNIC.
>
> We have been asked about an ASN transfer from ARIN to APNIC but ARIN 
> policy forbids this.
>
> The last time this was considered, the proposal was abandoned due to a 
> cost/benefit analysis, and I am wondering the same objections pertain.
>
> Here are the reasons for the last abandonment:
>
> >/Regarding 2014-15:/
>
> >//
>
> >/"The following substantive issues were noted by the AC in considering/
>
> >/this draft policy./
>
> >//
>
> >/-There is outstanding technical work which must be done prior to/
>
> >/implementation which would allow RPKI functionality for inter-RIR ASN/
>
> >/transfers/
>
> >/-There would be a significant time delay on the full implementation of/
>
> >/this policy/
>
> >/-The implementation of 2014-15 requires agreement from all 5 RIRs on a/
>
> >/method to implement inter-RIR ASN transfers/
>
> >/-Cleanup of the 2-byte ASN registry at IANA is required before this/
>
> >/policy could be fully implemented/
>
> >/-There is significant work which must be done to implement this policy/
>
> >/amongst all 5 RIRs with limited perceived overall benefit to the/
>
> >/community, especially when weighed against other competing priorities/
>
> >//
>
> >/While the AC believes that the limited corner case illuminated during/
>
> >/discussion of this draft policy is valid, it was noted that a valid/
>
> >/workaround, obtaining a new ASN in an appropriate RIR, is available for/
>
> >/all members of the community."/
>
> >
>
> Input from staff or community on the current status of these 
> objections is appreciated.
>
> Considering how it works between RIPE and APNIC, maybe the work 
> mentioned has been completed?
>
> Regards,
> Mike Burns
>
>
>
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