ARIN-prop-274: No Specified Transfers for 188.8.131.52 Blocks
Proposal Originator: Joe Provo
The ARIN “Unfulfilled Requests” policy creates an opportunity for an ARIN member to claim need for number resources, wait for those resources to become available via returns or reclamations, acquire them (per 184.108.40.206 of the NRPM), wait a day after the mandatory “hold time”, and then profit from them via a specified transfer transaction.
This waiting list policy freely provides number resources, creating an incentive for profit-taking through fraudulent applications or making misrepresentations to registration services.
ARIN can avoid this problem by prohibiting non-8.2 transfers for blocks distributed under 220.127.116.11 using language very similar to policy elsewhere in the NRPM.
Add a second paragraph to 18.104.22.168:
IP allocations issued through 22.214.171.124 are non-transferable via section 8.3 and section 8.4. In the case of a section 8.2, transfer of the IP assignment must be utilized for the same purpose or needs justified used for the original 4.1.8 application.
Timetable for Implementation: Immediate