[ppml] geo addressing

Howard, W. Lee Lee.Howard at stanleyassociates.com
Thu Nov 10 11:25:04 EST 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ppml-bounces at arin.net [mailto:ppml-bounces at arin.net] On 
> Behalf Of Michael.Dillon at btradianz.com
> Sent: Thursday, November 10, 2005 5:22 AM
> To: ppml at arin.net
> Subject: Re: [ppml] 2005-1 or its logical successor
> > What's the transition plan, if these IXs don't exist now?
> > Are these IXs required by law, by policy, or something else?
> > Are they privately-owned monopolies, or publicly-owned
> > monopolies?
> ARIN deals with this problem the same way that it
> deals with BGP prefix filters. When ARIN went from
> a /19 to a /20 as the minimum sized address block
> we did not pass a law requiring ISPs to change the
> prefix filters. We didn't even make a policy requiring
> ISPs to change address filters.
> ARIN enables things like local peering IXes but
> neither mandates them nor manages the process of
> creating them.

Would you propose allocating /x to regional IXen?
Of a certain size, or serving a certain (defined how?)
region?  In addition to or lieu of existing policy?  
IPv4 and/or/xor IPv6?

> -- Michael Dillon


More information about the ARIN-PPML mailing list