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

Jim Weyand jweyand at computerdata.com
Thu Nov 5 18:06:52 EST 2009


-----Original Message-----
From: Seth Mattinen [mailto:sethm at rollernet.us] 
Sent: Thursday, November 05, 2009 5:47 PM
To: arin-ppml at arin.net
Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] Policy Proposal 102: Reduce and Simplify IPv4
Initial Allocations

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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