[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal 109: Standardize IP Reassignment Registration Requirements

Chris Grundemann cgrundemann at gmail.com
Thu Feb 4 18:43:52 EST 2010

On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 16:30, Scott Leibrand <scottleibrand at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> - Replace Residential Customer Privacy with:
>>> Residential Subscribers
>>> Residential Market Area
>>> In most cases, ISPs that have residential subscribers assign address
>>> space to the infrastructure to which their customers connect rather
>>> than to individual subscribers. This assignment information regarding
>>> each market area holding an address block should be registered with
>>> the network name used to identify each market area. Initial
>>> allocations are based on total number of homes that could purchase the
>>> service in a given market area. Each assignment to specific end-users
>>> of /29 and larger blocks still requires individual registration.
>>> Residential Customer Privacy
>>> To maintain the privacy of their residential customers, an
>>> organization with downstream residential customers holding /29 and
>>> larger blocks may substitute that organization's name for the
>>> customer's name, e.g. 'Private Customer - XYZ Network', and the
>>> customer's street address may read 'Private Residence'. Each private
>>> downstream residential reassignment must have accurate upstream Abuse
>>> and Technical POCs visible on the WHOIS record for that block.
>>> - Strike section 4.2.6. "Cable Address Space Policy"
> Most of 4.2.6 has been moved to the new above.  However, this
> portion has not:
> "Using SWIP or RWHOIS, cable ISPs must show that they have reassigned at
> least 80% of their current address space, with a 50 to 80% utilization rate,
> in order to request additional addresses."

Good catch! I did not read that section carefully enough I think -
somehow I thought that it was simply restating the common 80% rule, I
did not notice the 50% to 80%.

> I think we need to preserve that, somehow, in order to allow cable ISPs to
> continue obtaining space as they do today.  The intent of your proposal
> seems to be to provide the same standard to any org providing service to an
> entire market area.  If that's what you want to do, then perhaps something
> like this should go into your as well:
> "In order to obtain additional IPv4 addresses, ISPs assigning addresses by
> market area must show, using SWIP or RWHOIS, that they have reassigned at
> least 80% of their current address space, with a >50% utilization rate."

I agree. I will wait a day or two for additional comments before
submitting a second version but something along those lines (if not
those exact lines) will be included in version 2.

> -Scott
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