[arin-ppml] Large hole in IPv6 assignment logic

Kris Foster kris.foster.ml at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 13:02:47 EDT 2009

On Jun 9, 2009, at 9:50 AM, <michael.dillon at bt.com> <michael.dillon at bt.com 
 > wrote:

>> Yahoo and Google provide transit services to
>> themselves only, and while they may have 200 end sites, they
>> are definitely *not* other organizations.  I do not
>> understand why ARIN management would have made exceptions for
>> these two companies (and probably many others).
> Five years is a long time. Few companies actually have
> much of a five year plan in any kind of detail. My recommendation
> to everyone is that if the 200 org limit is a factor in
> not getting the allocation you need, then talk to your
> CEO and explain the benefits of taking time to brainstorm
> and formally develop a five year vision, which you can then
> turn into a five year plan.

It sounds like ARIN's policy failures weren't failures at all, just  
that content was mistaken and we were meant to be ISPs after all.


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