[ppml] Policy Proposal: Changes to IPv6 policy - removal of "multiple /48" justification
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Policy Proposal Name: Changes to IPv6 policy - removal of "multiple /48"
Author: Jordi Palet Martinez
Proposal Version: 1
Proposal type: delete
Policy term: permanent
Delete section 188.8.131.52. of NRMP.
The current text requires the LIR to justify to the RIR/NIR when
assigning multiple /48s to a single end site. It seems that the reason
for this requirement is the lack of experience, which seems unreasonable
after a few years this policy has been implemented, even if may not have
been specific cases which used this policy section.
It seems useless, now that there is already deployment experience, to
require a justification from the LIR to ARIN for assigning multiple /48s
(or a shorter prefix, such as for example a /47). It is up to the LIR to
require the justification to its own customers and decide according to
it. The LIR will be already responsible to justify to ARIN the usage of
block(s) when requesting for more, and this will already implicate an
implicit justification of this kind of assignments.
With this policy change, both ARIN and LIR staff will save resources in
a justification, which seems unnecessary and should be completely on the
hands of the LIR itself.
No financial/liability implications for the community and ARIN are foreseen.
No special conditions, fees, exceptions, etc. seem to be required.
Timetable for implementation: Immediate