[arin-ppml] Proposal to ban Leasing of IP Addresses in the ARIN region

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Wed Sep 22 20:17:58 EDT 2021

On Wed, Sep 22, 2021 at 11:35 AM Mike Burns <mike at iptrading.com> wrote:
> What you wrote below is actually the current policy, why clutter things?
> " LIR-assigned number resources employed by an end user with a routing
> policy in which the LIR is not the primary network service provider handling
> the majority of the end user's associated network traffic do not count
> toward the LIR's efficient utilization of addresses."

Hi Mike,

Because that isn't the current policy. The addresses have to be
contractually attached to some network resource you sell me but I
don't have to use them with the resource. Primarily or even at all.

I talked about this in recent posts: right now someone who wants to
just be in the business of leasing addresses can meet ARIN policy by
providing a nil-cost network resource along with the addresses with
the wink-and-nod expectation that the lessee won't use it. This is the
"VPN" example. The parties would have to be a little careful with
their wording to avoid committing fraud but it's easily enough

Bill Herrin

William Herrin
bill at herrin.us

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