[ppml] Policy Proposal: Resource Reclamation Incentives

heh heh dudepron at gmail.com
Sat Jun 30 22:38:53 EDT 2007


Owen,
Doesn't #1 and #4 conflict with each other or am I missing something?
#1 says that they will remain exempt
#4 says that anyone returning will be exempt for 5yrs
So, if I return legacy space, which one do I fall under?

Aaron

On 6/28/07, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
>
> Here's an attempt to partially drain the swamp and create some
> incentives
> for legacy holders to both return available IPv4 space and start using
> IPv6.
>
> Comments welcome.
>
> Owen
>
>
> Template: ARIN-POLICY-PROPOSAL-TEMPLATE-1.0
>
>
> Policy Proposal Name: Legacy Outreach and Partial Reclamation
> Author
>         name: Owen DeLong
>         email: owen at delong.com
>         telephone: 408-921-6984
>         organization: JITTR Networks
>
> Proposal Version: 0.0.1
> Submission Date: 2007 April 22
> Proposal type: M
>         new, modify, or delete.
> Policy term: permanent
>         temporary, permanent, or renewable.
> Policy statement:
>         Modify section 4.6 as follows:
>
>         4.6 Amnesty Requests
>                 ARIN will accept the return or relinquishment of any
> address space
>                 from any existing address holder. If the address holder
> wishes to
>                 aggregate into a single block, ARIN may work with the
> address holder
>                 to arrive at an allocation or assignment which is equal to
> or smaller
>                 than the sum of their existing blocks and which best meets
> the needs
>                 of the existing holder and the community. There shall be
> no fee for
>                 returning addresses under this policy.  Further,
> organizations
>                 returning addresses under this policy shall receive the
> following
>                 benefits:
>
>                         1.      If the organization does not currently pay
> ARIN
>                                 fees, they shall remain fee exempt.
>
>                         2.      If the organization currently pays ARIN
> fees,
>                                 their fees shall be waived for two years
> for
>                                 each /20 equivalent returned, with any
> fractional /20
>                                 equivalent resulting in a one-time single
> year waiver.
>
>                         3.      Any organization returning address space
> under
>                                 this policy shall continue under their
> existing
>                                 RSA or they may choose to sign the current
> RSA.
>                                 For organizations which currently do not
>                                 have an RSA, they may sign the current
> RSA, or,
>                                 they may choose to remain without an RSA.
>
>                         4.      All organizations returning space under
> this
>                                 policy shall, if they meet other
> eligibility
>                                 requirements and so request, obtain an
>                                 appropriate IPv6 end-user assignment
>                                 or ISP allocation as applicable, with no
> fees
>                                 for the first 5 years.  Organizations
> electing
>                                 to receive IPv6 allocation/assignment
> under
>                                 this provision must sign a current RSA and
>                                 must agree that all of their IPv4
> resources are
>                                 henceforth subject to the RSA.
> Organizations
>                                 taking this election shall be subject to
> end-user
>                                 fees for their IPv4 resources not
> previously
>                                 under an ARIN RSA.  If they are already an
>                                 ARIN subscriber, then IPv4 resources
>                                 affected by this process may, instead,  be
> added to
>                                 their existing subscriber agreement at the
>                                 address holder's discretion.
>
> Rationale:
>
>         The current amnesty policy does a nice job of facilitating
>         aggregation, which was the intent when it was drafted.  However,
>         as we approach IPv4 free-space exhaustion, the community now
>         has an additional need to facilitate address reclamation.
>
>         A very high percentage of underutilized space is in the hands of
>         legacy holders who currently have no benefit to joining the ARIN
>         process.  Further, there is an unfortunate perception that doing
>         so will require force the legacy holder into certain future
> disadvantages.
>         This proposal attempts to resolve both of those issues while also
>         providing some incentive to legacy organizations to start using
>         IPv6 resources and bring their IPv4 resources into the ARIN
>         process.
>
>         This policy attempts to provide some benefit and remove most of
>         the costs of making partial IPv4 returns.  It also attempts to
>         provide an incentive for these IPv4 holders to join the ARIN
>         process.
>
> Timetable for implementation:
>
>         Immediate
>
> Meeting presenter:
>
>         TBD, probably Owen DeLong
>
> END OF TEMPLATE
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