[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: Extend Experimental Renewal Timeframe

David Meyer dmm at 1-4-5.net
Fri Jun 20 16:40:13 EDT 2008

On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 04:32:10PM -0400, Leo Bicknell wrote:
> In a message written on Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 01:11:24PM -0700, David Meyer wrote:
> > 	I haven't, but I still don't understand the point of the
> > 	one year renewal. That's really not much time to get
> > 	something built, deployed, and to get experience with
> > 	whatever it is you're trying to build/deploy.
> The ARIN community has been extremely supportive of ARIN contacting
> resource holders once per year in an effort to make sure contact
> is not lost.  This helps keep whois up to date, among other things.
> For a "regular" customer, this is done by sending them a yearly
> bill which they pay and return.
> For Experimental allocations the $500 fee (as I understand it) is
> one-time, when the block is allocated.  There is no yearly contact
> as a result of billing activity.

	That is not my understanding, but I could easily be

> I think one of the things the community was looking for in crafting
> this policy in the first place was to insure there was outreach at
> least once a year to make sure someone was still using the block
> and the contact information was still good.  This also puts
> experimental address holders on par with all other address holders
> who are contacted once a year.

	Sure, that makes sense.

> I'm fairly positive no one expects the experiments to be complete
> in a year.
> If the current language is a concern ("rejustifing the block")
> perhaps it would be better to remove that and just charge the $500
> fee annually, as ARIN does with all other blocks?

	Not really sure.

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