Re: [sig-policy] [ppml] Policy Proposal: IPv4 Transfer Policy Proposal
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> From: sig-policy-bounces at lists dot apnic dot net [mailto:sig-policy-
> bounces at lists dot apnic dot net] On Behalf Of Raul Echeberria
> Sent: Monday, February 11, 2008 6:32 PM
> To: ppml at arin dot net; sig-policy at apnic dot net
> Subject: Re: [sig-policy] [ppml] Policy Proposal: IPv4 Transfer Policy
> One observation.
> Accepting transfers only within the region is a
> way to keep the IP addresses within the regions
> in which they were originally allocated.
> I don't know if it is good or not, but a fact.
> If the transfer of legacy space is also admited,
> it has a great impact in other regions, since
> most of the unused space belonging to the legacy
> blocks, will feed regional markets in the
> developed countries. This is the promotion of
> regional markets instead of global markets.
> My opinion is that the regional approach to a
> global poblem that is the IPv4 deployment is not the right approach.
> At 06:51 p.m. 11/02/2008, Geoff Huston wrote:
> >Raul Echeberria wrote:
> > > Could the author of the proposal explain what is
> > > the justification for requiring that the
> > > transferee should also belong to ARIN's region?
> > > It is only a question and it doesn't imply any
> > > specific opinion about the topic.
> > >
> > > Raúl
> > >
> >Raul has not asked this more generally, but as
> >the proposer of a similar address transfer
> >policy in APNIC that also has a similar
> >restriction (APNIC members only) I should add a
> >note about why this restriction is present in
> >the APNIC transfer policy proposal.
> >In the APNIC case its about the regional address
> >policy group being able to define policy for
> >themselves. In this case the policy proposal has
> >not been submitted as a coordinated policy
> >across the RIRs nor as a proposed global polic.
> >It was submitted to the APNIC policy development
> >process as a proposed APNIC policy that would apply to APNIC members.
> >That said, I now notice that there are similar
> >proposals in both the ARIN and RIPE regions, so
> >it may be possible during the course of the
> >consideration of these proposals to assess to
> >what extent such transfer mechanisms could be
> >extended to encompass transfers across RIRs, as
> >Scott Leibrand has already indicated in his response to Raul.
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