[ARIN-consult] Fee restructuring

Joe Maimon jmaimon at chl.com
Fri Oct 26 11:37:43 EDT 2012

Andrew Dul - andrew.dul wrote:
> On 2012-10-25 14:35, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> This fee restructuring places a number of incentives in the exactly
>> wrong direction.
>> 1. In many cases (especially end users), their fees are doubled if
>> they adopt IPv6. At the very least, end users should not be made to
>> pay additional annual fees as a penalty for adopting IPv6. If
>> anything, I would suggest that ARIN consider a structure like this:
> In general, I support the new fee schedule.  There is one area which I
> believe needs consideration.  For the smallest end-user (1 IPv4, 1 ASN,
> 1 IPv6) their registration fees are  going to triple from $100 to $300.
> I don't believe this is the message that ARIN wants to send to the world
> at large and these smallest organizations.  I don't know the number of
> orgs that are subject to this fee increase but my guess is that this is
> a significant number of end-user orgs.
> My suggestion for end-users would be the first 3 records per org-id are
> $100, then $100 for additional records.
> Andrew

My suggestion was that for EU there be tiers, just as there are for 
ISP's, but the tiers would be for number of records, not size of resources.


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