[arin-ppml] The Library Book Approach to IPv4 Scarcity
jrhett at svcolo.com
Tue Nov 11 18:00:01 EST 2008
On Oct 29, 2008, at 2:33 PM, Kevin Kargel wrote:
>> I don't understand why basic recordkeeping that any ISP
>> should be doing, should not be able to be mandated. I have
>> had no problem maintaining an accurate inventory of our IP
>> use. I feel confident enough about our recordkeeping to pay
>> $20 out of my own pocket for any inaccurate or missing record
>> found in our IP database. (This is not a challenge, of course).
> I don't understand why anyone would think they have the right to
> tell anyone
> else how to admin their network or what tasks they need to do in
> order to do
> it. I agree that basic recordkeeping is a must but I don't think we
> the right to make other businesses do things our way. Even if you
> religiously balance your checkbook I don't think you would be happy
> if they
> made not balancing it a misdemeanor offense.
Read your RSA. It explicitly says you need to provide this
information on request. Now you can either keep good records, or
waste a lot of people's time to do it in a hurry on demand.
> I applaud you efforts for accurate and timely recordkeeping. I do
> not think
> it is reasonable that we expect the rest of the world meets your
I believe that it is totally within ARIN's charter to demand that
their assignees track their usage well to avoid waste. I support and
encourage this effort.
I also believe that this is mandated in the RSA today, and you should
be paying attention to that.
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