[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal 122: Reserved Pool for Future Policy Development

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Thu Nov 18 18:09:06 EST 2010

ARIN received the following policy proposal and is posting it to the
Public Policy Mailing List (PPML) in accordance with the Policy
Development Process.

The ARIN Advisory Council (AC) will review the proposal at their next
regularly scheduled meeting (if the period before the next regularly
scheduled meeting is less than 10 days, then the period may be extended
to the subsequent regularly scheduled meeting). The AC will decide how
to utilize the proposal and announce the decision to the PPML.

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particularly their support or non-support and the reasoning
behind their opinion. Such participation contributes to a thorough
vetting and provides important guidance to the AC in their deliberations.

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Policy Proposal 122: Reserved Pool for Future Policy Development

Proposal Originator: Martin Hannigan

Proposal Version: 1.0

Date: 18 Nov 2010

Proposal type: Delete, Temporary

Policy term: October 20, 2011 00:00 UTC

Policy statement:

Upon receipt of the last /8 that the IANA will allocate to ARIN per the
Global Policy for the Allocation of the Remaining IPv4 Address Space,
ARIN will place a contiguous /10 in a reserved pool for a use to be
determined at a later date. If adopted, this proposal will delete
Section 4.10 permanently and then expire per the policy term.


During the attempted fix of Section 4.10 we had consensus that 4.10 was
insufficient and potentially damaging and unbalanced with respect to
transition efforts.  This will provide for time to review  our current
depletion strategy and improve upon it to the benefit of the entire

Timetable for implementation: Immediate

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