[ARIN-consult] [arin-announce] Fee Schedule Change Consultation

Brian Johnson bjohnson at drtel.com
Wed Nov 14 11:22:16 EST 2012

Thanks for clarifying John.

I'm fine with the fee changes as proposed.

- Brian J.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Curran [mailto:jcurran at arin.net]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2012 10:00 AM
> To: Brian Johnson
> Cc: Owen DeLong; arin-consult at arin.net
> Subject: Re: [ARIN-consult] [arin-announce] Fee Schedule Change
> Consultation
> On Nov 14, 2012, at 10:52 AM, Brian Johnson <bjohnson at drtel.com> wrote:
> > Owen,
> >
> > I'm not sure what you really expect to happen here. Do we give away
> services to everyone so that they are the same as legacy holders... that
> doesn't work. Do we start charging legacy holders for their resources without
> an agreement from them... I can feel the lawyers prepping papers right now.
> >
> > I will note that my understanding is that legacy holders will need to sign
> some kind of (L)RSA to get v6 space. They will then need to justify their
> assignment (at least the IPv6 assignment) to get space. Possibly they would
> have to "back justify" their legacy space? Maybe this is a way we can limp
> along with V4 longer?
> IPv6 number resources are issued by ARIN under a standard RSA, and
> the agreement can be independent of any existing number resources.
> > I think that I would like ARIN to avoid legal issues when possible. I'm not
> sure if ARIN counsel would want to chime in on sending bills to legacy space
> holders who have not signed an agreement with ARIN. This may help me in
> my processing of this topic.
> Changing the handling of legacy resource holders is a valid topic
> for the community to discuss, but let's do so either at meeting
> or in response to a specific proposal submitted to the suggestion
> process.  The current consultation on fee changes does not change
> the present handling of legacy resource holders, so let's keep to
> the merits of the proposed fee change in this discussion thread.
> Thanks!
> /John
> John Curran
> President and CEO

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