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[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-166 Clarify /29 assignment identification requirement

ARIN-prop-166 Clarify /29 assignment identification requirement

ARIN received the following policy proposal and is posting it to the
Public Policy Mailing List (PPML) in accordance with the Policy
Development Process.

The ARIN Advisory Council (AC) will review the proposal at their next
regularly scheduled meeting (if the period before the next regularly
scheduled meeting is less than 10 days, then the period may be extended
to the subsequent regularly scheduled meeting). The AC will decide how
to utilize the proposal and announce the decision to the PPML.

The AC invites everyone to comment on the proposal on the PPML,
particularly their support or non-support and the reasoning
behind their opinion. Such participation contributes to a thorough
vetting and provides important guidance to the AC in their deliberations.

Draft Policies and Proposals under discussion can be found at:
https://www.arin.net/policy/proposals/index.html

The ARIN Policy Development Process can be found at:
https://www.arin.net/policy/pdp.html

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Regards,

Communications and Member Services
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)


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ARIN-prop-166 Clarify /29 assignment identification requirement

Template: ARIN-POLICY-PROPOSAL-TEMPLATE-2.0

   1. Policy Proposal Name: Clarify /29 assignment identification requirement
   2. Proposal Originator
         1. name: William Herrin
         2. email:bill at herrin.us
         3. telephone: 703-534-2652
         4. organization: self
   3. Proposal Version: 1.0
   4. Date: 4/26/2012
   5. Proposal type: new
   6. Policy term: permanent
   7. Policy statement:

Where ARIN must evaluate a LIR's IPv4 address utilization in order to
perform any duty, ARIN shall not compel the production of customer
identities for any customer holding a total of less than 8 IPv4
addresses unless all reasonable alternatives for verifying utilization
have been exhausted.

   8. Rationale:

Perhttp://lists.arin.net/pipermail/arin-ppml/2012-April/024523.html  ,
ARIN believes the /29 border for identifying customers called out
seven distinct times in the NRPM applies only to publication of such
records. Author contends that the policy intention is and should be
that the identity of such small consumers of IP addresses remain a
private matter between the ISP and its customer.

   9. Timetable for implementation: immediate

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