[arin-ppml] Policy for connected vs. non-connected networks

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Mon Feb 22 22:38:55 EST 2010

On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 4:29 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
> There are two semi-independent, but, interlinked finite resource pools.
> Pool 1: IP Addresses -- easy.
> Pool 2: DFZ Routing Table Slots -- complex.
> ARIN is responsible for administering Pool 1 in accordance
>with policies set by the community.
> ARIN is not and, IMHO, should not be responsible for
>managing pool 2. This should be left to the people and
>organizations who actually run routers.

Then start thinking about how you want to restructure ARIN's process
to facilitate route filtering and management by third parties because
with ARIN's current process, it and the other RIRs are the only ones
in a position to prevent a tragedy-of-the-commons style routing
explosion, whether that's a task ARIN should be doing or not.

Bill Herrin

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