[ppml] Policy 2002-5

Trevor Paquette Trevor.Paquette at TeraGo.ca
Tue Dec 3 14:27:11 EST 2002

much better reading...

could this policy possibly be used to exchange blocks?

meaning.. get one of the SAME size because the original is getting 'dirty' (blocked by blacklist etc?). I hope that the wording "shall receive a smaller block", really means a SMALLER block; not one of the same size.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ppml at arin.net [mailto:owner-ppml at arin.net]On Behalf Of
> Taylor, Stacy
> Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 12:14 PM
> To: 'ppml at arin.net'
> Subject: [ppml] Policy 2002-5
> Greetings All,
> To make good on my campaign promise to make our policies 
> comply with the
> standards of the English language, I have altered policy 
> 2002-5.  How do you
> like this?
> If an organization, whether a member or non-member, ISP or end-user,
> relinquishes a larger block of portable address space to 
> ARIN, they shall be
> allowed to receive a smaller block, /24 or shorter, in exchange.   The
> organization will not be required to justify their use of the 
> new, smaller
> block.  The organization must return the block to be 
> exchanged within 12
> months.  ARIN staff shall, at their discretion, determine whether the
> smaller replacement block shall be a subnet of the returned 
> block, or a
> block allocated from some different range. 
> If any of the relinquished blocks had associated maintenance 
> fees, then the
> new block will be subject to the appropriate fees for that block size.
> Likewise those without maintenance fees shall remain so.
> I am also interested in continuing the discussion on the 
> relative merits of
> this policy.
> Hope you had a great Thanksgiving!
> Stacy

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