[ppml] Policy Proposal: Reclamation of Number Resources
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Fri May 18 10:16:54 EDT 2007
On 17 May 2007 the ARIN Advisory Council (AC) reviewed "Reclamation of
Number Resources" and did not accept it at this time as a formal policy
proposal. The AC will work with the author prior to taking further action.
The proposal text is below and can be found at:
The ARIN Internet Resource Policy Evaluation Process can be found at:
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Member Services wrote:
> ARIN received the following policy proposal. The author withdrew the
> previous proposal; it is closed. In accordance with the ARIN
> Internet Resource Policy Evaluation Process, this proposal is being
> posted to the ARIN Public Policy Mailing List (PPML) and being placed on
> ARIN's website.
> The AC will review this proposal and may decide to:
> 1. Accept the proposal as a formal policy proposal as it is presented;
> 2. Work with the author to:
> a) clarify the language or intent of the proposal;
> b) divide the proposal into two (2) or more proposals; or
> c) combine the proposal with other proposals; or,
> 3. Not accept the proposal as a formal policy proposal.
> The AC will review this proposal at their next regularly scheduled
> meeting. If the AC accepts the proposal, then it will be posted as a
> formal policy proposal to PPML and it will be presented at a Public
> Policy Meeting. If the AC does not accept the proposal, then the AC will
> explain that decision; and at that time the author may elect to use the
> petition process to advance their proposal. If the author elects not to
> petition or the petition fails, then the proposal will be closed.
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> Policy Proposal Name: Reclamation of Number Resources
> Author: Owen DeLong, Stephen Sprunk
> Proposal Version: 1.1
> Submission Date: 4/30/07
> Proposal type: modify
> Policy term: permanent
> Policy statement:
> Resource Reclamation
> 1. ARIN may review the current usage of any resources allocated or
> assigned to an organization. The organization shall furnish whatever
> records are necessary to perform this review.
> 2. ARIN may conduct such reviews:
> a. when any new resource is requested,
> b. whenever ARIN has cause to believe that the resources had
> originally been obtained fraudulently, or
> c. at any other time without cause unless a prior review has been
> completed in the preceding 12 months.
> 3. ARIN shall communicate the results of the review to the
> 4. If the review shows that existing usage is substantially not in
> compliance with current allocation and/or assignment policies, the
> organization shall return resources as required to bring them into
> compliance. If an organization holds multiple ARIN delegations, they
> may return any number of whole delegations necessary to restore
> compliance. If an organization holds a single ARIN delegation, they
> shall return a single aggregate portion of the delegation to restore
> 5. If the organization does not voluntarily return resources as
> required, ARIN may revoke any resources as required to bring the
> organization into compliance. ARIN shall follow the same guidelines
> for revocation that are required for voluntary return in the previous
> 6. Return or revocation of resources shall be immediate for
> billing purposes.
> 7. ARIN shall not issue any returned or revoked resources to
> another organization for a minimum of six months after reclamation.
> ARIN shall negotiate a longer term with the resource holder if ARIN
> believes the resource holder is working in good faith to restore
> compliance and has a valid need for additional time to renumber out
> of the affected blocks.
> 8. The whois database shall indicate that such blocks are scheduled
> for reclamation and shall display the date determined under the previous
> Delete sections 4.1.2, 4.1.3, 4.1.4
> Remove the sentence "In extreme cases, existing allocations may be
> affected." from section 188.8.131.52.
> ARIN feels that current policy does not give them the power to audit
> or reclaim resources except in cases of fraud, despite this being
> mentioned in the Registration Services Agreement. This policy
> proposal provides clear policy authority to do so, guidelines for how
> and under what conditions it shall be done, and a guarantee of a
> (minimum) six-month grace period so that the current user shall have
> time to stop using any resources to be reclaimed.
> The deleted sections/text would be redundant with the adoption of
> this proposal.
> Timetable for implementation: Immediate
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