[arin-ppml] Preemptive IPv6 assignment

Kevin Kargel kkargel at polartel.com
Thu Oct 7 14:28:18 EDT 2010

I support pre-emptive assignment of one IPV-6 netblock per ASN meeting current minimum and allocation policies.  I do not see a reason for a reclamation timer if the block would not affect fees.

Kevin Kargel


> -----Original Message-----
> From: arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net [mailto:arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net] On
> Behalf Of William Herrin
> Sent: Thursday, October 07, 2010 10:46 AM
> To: arin-ppml at arin.net
> Subject: [arin-ppml] Preemptive IPv6 assignment
> Hi folks,
> Over the course of the week I've had the opportunity to talk to a
> number of wonderful folks in the operator community here at the
> meeting in Atlanta. As expected we often talked of IPv6 and in some
> cases the conversation wandered to a question that has puzzled me for
> some time:
> "Why not look in the BGP table, take every announced ARIN AS number
> and preemptively assign IPv6 addresses to each associated organization
> that doesn't already have them? Not forever of course... give it three
> years and then the assignments evaporate unless claimed by signing an
> RSA and paying the annual fees."
> When I posed this question the responses were largely variants on,
> "That would make too much sense."
> So I put it to the list. Have we some stick rammed far enough up our
> collective backside that we're willing to tell people: you MUST deploy
> IPv6, it alone will save the Internet's soul. And oh by the way you
> need our permission to start for real. So fill out the form, make your
> checks payable and we'll get back to you.
> For your consideration,
> Bill Herrin
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