[ppml] Last Call for Comment: Policy Proposal 2002-6

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Mon Nov 11 16:42:03 EST 2002

The ARIN Advisory Council voted to forward the 
following policy proposal to the ARIN Board of 
Trustees for consideration.

This is a last call for comments on this policy 
proposal prior to the ARIN Board of Trustees review.  
Comments received during this period will be included 
with the proposal when it is presented to the Board 
of Trustees for their consideration.

Please send your comments to ppml at arin.net. This last 
call will expire at 23:59 EST on November 22, 2002. 

Raymond A. Plzak 
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) 

*** Last Call: Policy Proposal 2002-6 *** 

2002-6: Aggregation Requests 

If an organization, whether a member or non-member, ISP or end-user,
relinquishes a group of portable, non-aggregatable address blocks to
ARIN, they shall be allowed to receive a block in exchange, /24 or
shorter, but no more than the shortest block that could contain all of
the returned blocks.  Exchanged space shall be returned within 12
months.  For example, if an organization relinquished three /24s, they
should be allowed to take either a /24, a /23, or a /22 in exchange. If
all of the previous address blocks were maintained in the ARIN database
without maintenance fees, the replacement space shall be as well, but if
any one of the returned blocks had associated maintenance fees, then the
replacement block shall also be subject to maintenance fees.

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