[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: IPv4 Recovery Fund - Revised

Milton L Mueller mueller at syr.edu
Thu Jan 15 16:46:09 EST 2009

This won't work. Most of the low-hanging fruit would be legacy holdings not under any RSA, and thus not subject to any annual fees. Plus, you can't raise fees on people who don't need addresses without also raising them on people who do need them.


> -----Original Message-----
> An alternative would be a very substantial increase on the annual fee for
> IPv4 address holders in the large and X-Large categories (greater than
> /16). Consider a 5X, 10X, or larger increase to these groups, raising the
> Large annual IPv4 fee to $45-90K and the X-Large fee to $90K-180K.
> Rationale:
> Organizations will be incented to released unused IPv4 blocks to avoid
> large
> RECURRING costs.  No additional administrative burden to ARIN.
> Regards - Fred
> Bechtel Internal / Non-Record//

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