[ARIN-consult] Fee restructuring
bjohnson at drtel.com
Fri Nov 2 14:57:14 EDT 2012
> -----Original Message-----
> From: arin-consult-bounces at arin.net [mailto:arin-consult-
> bounces at arin.net] On Behalf Of William Herrin
> Sent: Sunday, October 28, 2012 11:09 AM
> To: Bill Woodcock
> Cc: arin-consult at arin.net
> Subject: Re: [ARIN-consult] Fee restructuring
> On Sat, Oct 27, 2012 at 7:11 PM, Bill Woodcock <woody at pch.net> wrote:
> > Second, arguments that some other hypothetical person
> > might suffer an increased burden, that are not borne out
> > by the statistics, don't carry a heck of a lot of weight.
> > If _you_ are unhappy with how _your_ fees are changing,
> > I want to hear about it. Arguments about what someone
> > else, who might or might not exist, might or might not
> > think, are feckless.
> Fair enough. I currently manage three end-user BGP-multihomed
> networks. I have begun IPv6 deployment on one of them. The owner had
> some end-of-fiscal-year money and wasn't real particular about how it
> was spent.
> On the second, I'm blocked by a lack of ISP support (for *some* reason
> they've chosen not to start deploying IPv6) and by the fact that it's
> a low budget network where the ARIN cost of IPv6 is not justifiable.
HE can help you out with the proved who doesn't have IPv6 deployed: http://tunnelbroker.net/
> On the third, I'm blocked solely because the ARIN cost of IPv6 is not
> I don't mean "too much." I mean not justifiable: If I deploy it now, I
> won't gain $1200 of benefit in the next 12 months. I won't gain $600
> of benefit either. Or even $100 of benefit. Not this year. The same
> money buys be a better router, another server, spare budget for
> replacement parts, something from which I will derive benefit. This
How does the organization afford it's other expenses to support the network connectivity and the like? If donated, perhaps the same organization would be willing to provide a donation for the ARIN fees. It would likely be a fraction of the losses from the donation of the network access. ;)
> If I could deploy cost-neutral, I'd do it. I can't, so I'll wait until
> the short-term benefit is much closer to the short-term cost.
> Bill Herrin
- Brian J
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