[arin-ppml] IPv6 /32 minimum for extra-small ISP

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Wed Apr 14 00:20:42 EDT 2010

On Apr 13, 2010, at 12:16 PM, <NOC at ChangeIP.com> <NOC at ChangeIP.com> wrote:

>> From: "Ted Mittelstaedt" <tedm at ipinc.net>
>> The problem is that even if you got an extremely small allocation that
>> as soon as you advertise it, you consume the same amount of routing
>> resources on everyone else's BGP router on the Internet, that someone
>> with a larger allocation has who is advertising theirs.  Thus it is not
>> fair to base pricing solely on the amount of numbering.
> ARIN sets the pricing based on routing slots?  I thought ARIN was disentangled from the routing aspect of it.
You are correct.  Ted is mistaken.

> Also, why do they even bother listing x-small fees for ISP allocations if you can't even get it.
A very good question.  Perhaps so that there is a fee structure available in case of a policy change.


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