[arin-ppml] Is Emergency action warranted for Policy Proposal 123: Reserved Pool for Critical Infrastructure?
ebw at abenaki.wabanaki.net
Wed Dec 22 15:05:23 EST 2010
By "capacity" I refer to the applicant's capitalization and skills,
its capacity to meet the current contractual obligation, still not
determined, but somewhere between close-of-application window and
Fairly banal stuff. The JAS WG is, in principle, attempting to lower
the barriers to entry for applicants outside of the early adopter and
highly capitalized incumbents and "participants that engage in ICANN's
processes to a greater extent than Internet users generally".
The question is pretty simple -- have costs been imposed in the 2010
round that were not present in the 2005 or 2001 rounds, and how can
they be managed to least adversely affect applications that meet the
geographic, economic, and related diversity goals for new registry
Either v6 adoption is, or isn't, a manageable cost, and 123 offers a
temporal tool, re-usable v4 blocks, that may move the cost of v6
adoption off of the applicant-operator's debit finance and onto its
revenue finance books.
I'm going to stop here.
More information about the ARIN-PPML