[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal 102: Reduce and Simplify IPv4 Initial Allocations

Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
Thu Nov 5 17:46:59 EST 2009

Member Services wrote:
> Replacement initial allocation
> Any ISP which has received an initial allocation, or previous
> replacement initial allocation, smaller than /20 who wishes to receive
> additional address space must request a replacement initial
> allocation. To receive a replacement initial allocation, an ISP must
> agree to renumber out of and return the existing allocation in it's
> entirety within 12 months of receiving a new allocation and provide
> justification for the new allocation as described in section 4.2.4.

OPPOSE. A small org might expect to grow and can be punished multiple
times (until they get a /20) by forced renumbering. An end-site office
building, sure, force them to renumber, but not an ISP who is assigning
address blocks to downstream orgs and customers.


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