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[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal 107: Rework of IPv6 assignment criteria

How about this:

6.5.8.4 Initial Assignments to Community Networks

Organizations may receive an initial assignment for operating a Community Network after documenting that they meet the criteria specified in section 2.11.

Owen

On Jan 16, 2010, at 6:13 PM, David Farmer wrote:

> Michael Richardson wrote:
>>>>>>> "David" == David Farmer <farmer at umn.edu> writes:
>>    Member> 6.5.8.4 Criteria for initial assignment to Community
>>    Member> Networks Organizations may justify an initial assignment for
>>    Member> operating a Community Network only for the purpose of
>>    Member> providing free or low-cost internet connectivity to the
>>    Member> residents of their local service area.  By documenting the
>>    Member> service area they intend to serve, certifying that the
>>    Member> community network staff is 100% volunteers, and otherwise
>>    Member> meeting the definition of a Community Network.
>>    >> Why does it matter how the staff is paid?  We argued a lot about
>>    >> this before.  Did we wind up with a definition?
>>    David> 2008-3 Community Networks was just added to the NRPM, two
>>    David> days ago, and that requirement is in the definition.
>>  Good, I wasn't sure if it happened.
>>     David> 2.11. Community Network
>>    David> A community network is any network organized and operated by
>>    David> a volunteer group operating as or under the fiscal support of
>>    David> a nonprofit organization or university for the purpose of
>>    David> providing free or low-cost connectivity to the residents of
>>    David> their local service area. To be treated as a community
>>    David> network under ARIN policy, the applicant must certify to ARIN
>>    David> that the community network staff is 100% volunteers.
>>  If the definition is already there, then you do not need to repeat it.
> 
> Yes, I had quickly added that part to the proposal after realizing 2008-3 had finally been added to the NRPM and that part didn't go through the same amount of refinement as the rest of the proposal.  I am thinking about replacing that part with the following text.
> 
> ----
> 6.5.8.4 Criteria for initial assignment to Community Networks
> 
> Organizations may justify an initial assignment for operating a Community Network only for the purpose of providing free or low-cost Internet connectivity to the residents of their local service area.
> 
> By documenting the service area they intend to serve and certifying that the network meets all the requirements of the definition of a Community Network from section 2.11.
> ----
> 
> Is that better?
> 
> Should the current section 6.10 Micro Allocation be integrated into this section as separate criteria?  Micro Allocation have little technical difference from assignments.  Or, should we just leave them as a separate section.
> 
> This one is on a bit of a fast-track to get it ready for the up coming Toronto meeting.
> 
> Thanks
> 
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