[arin-ppml] Efficient use of legacy space required when applying for additional space

Jo Rhett jrhett at svcolo.com
Fri Jun 12 14:24:57 EDT 2009

On Jun 12, 2009, at 11:16 AM, Scott Leibrand wrote:
> Jo Rhett wrote:
>> Let's make the environment truly fair:  before ... any ... provider  
>> with legacy space can get any more allocations, they have to  
>> demonstrate 80% usage of ALL of their space, including all legacy  
>> blocks.  *THAT* would be fair.
> Jo,
> As I read the policy manual (https://www.arin.net/policy/nrpm.html#four24 
>  for example), it already requires that "ISPs must have efficiently  
> utilized all previous allocations and at least 80% of their most  
> recent allocation in order to receive additional space. This  
> includes all space reassigned to their customers"
> Do you feel this isn't strict enough?  Is there another hole in the  
> policy that allows ISPs with legacy space to get around this  
> requirement?

There must be.  It's only providers with large legacy blocks who can  
piss away IPv4 /24s like that...

Jo Rhett
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