[arin-ppml] Policy Experience Report Working Group Leasing Question

Noah noah at neo.co.tz
Mon May 8 12:46:40 EDT 2023

On Fri, 5 May 2023, 18:54 WOOD Alison * DAS, <Alison.WOOD at das.oregon.gov>

> Good morning PPML!
> I would like community feedback on the leasing of ip space that is
> obtained from the waitlist.
Firstly, leasing should never be an option. Its an idea that the community
has rejected the leasing IPv4 for a very long time and often led to mix

The normal process for RIR has always been to allocate IP space to resource
members who qualify to get additional allocation or assignment based on

If there are resource members who were allocated IPv4 space based on their
needd at the time and they no longer need the space... the community has
consensus that the said resource member transfers the IPv4 space to another
resource member who has need.

The RIR role is to ensure that process is smooth.

If RIR has obtained IPv4 address space from resource members who nolonger
need them, then the RIR allocates the space to those resource members with

Please let me know what you think and if a policy proposal would be
> warranted.

I will vehemently oppose such a proposal if it were ever be drafted.

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