[ppml] Policy 2002-5
John M. Brown
john at chagres.net
Tue Dec 3 14:38:12 EST 2002
I believe that the RIR's should stay out of the laundry business.
Its the responsibility of the prefix holder to clean their own
So, NO, I don't think this should be used to exchange 'dirty'
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ppml at arin.net [mailto:owner-ppml at arin.net] On
> Behalf Of Trevor Paquette
> Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2002 12:27 PM
> To: ppml at arin.net
> Subject: RE: [ppml] Policy 2002-5
> 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
> > 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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