[ppml] Policy Proposal: Resource Reclamation Incentives
dudepron at gmail.com
Sat Jun 30 22:38:53 EDT 2007
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?
On 6/28/07, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
> Here's an attempt to partially drain the swamp and create some
> for legacy holders to both return available IPv4 space and start using
> Comments welcome.
> Template: ARIN-POLICY-PROPOSAL-TEMPLATE-1.0
> Policy Proposal Name: Legacy Outreach and Partial Reclamation
> 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,
> returning addresses under this policy shall receive the
> 1. If the organization does not currently pay
> fees, they shall remain fee exempt.
> 2. If the organization currently pays ARIN
> their fees shall be waived for two years
> each /20 equivalent returned, with any
> fractional /20
> equivalent resulting in a one-time single
> year waiver.
> 3. Any organization returning address space
> this policy shall continue under their
> RSA or they may choose to sign the current
> 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
> policy shall, if they meet other
> requirements and so request, obtain an
> appropriate IPv6 end-user assignment
> or ISP allocation as applicable, with no
> for the first 5 years. Organizations
> to receive IPv6 allocation/assignment
> this provision must sign a current RSA and
> must agree that all of their IPv4
> resources are
> henceforth subject to the RSA.
> taking this election shall be subject to
> fees for their IPv4 resources not
> 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.
> 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
> 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
> 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
> Timetable for implementation:
> Meeting presenter:
> TBD, probably Owen DeLong
> END OF TEMPLATE
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