[arin-ppml] Proposal 2011-6
scottleibrand at gmail.com
Thu Apr 7 19:16:42 EDT 2011
I don't think there's a problem here: to date ARIN staff have done exactly
the right thing without explicit policy direction, and I see no reason that
they would stop doing so. For that reason, and the reasons outlined by Dan
below, among others, I oppose this policy proposal.
On Apr 7, 2011, at 2:29 PM, "Alexander, Daniel" <
Daniel_Alexander at Cable.Comcast.com> wrote:
It is understandable that people would want IPv4 resources to stay in the
region when they are scarce. But what happens when the ARIN region starts to
reach parity with IPv6 services? IPv4 resources will start to lose their
urgency in this region, but will still be needed in others.
What happens if the DoD were to return several /8's to ARIN? Is it in the
best interest of the global Internet community that the ARIN region not
return resources? Does anyone consider this hoarding? If another region were
to exhibit similar behavior, this region would be quite vocal in
Does the current wording implement a double standard?
From: "cja at daydream.com" <packetgrrl at gmail.com>
Reply-To: <cja at daydream.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2011 07:22:07 -0600
To: <arin-ppml at arin.net>
Subject: [arin-ppml] Proposal 2011-6
As the ARIN Public Policy Meeting fast approaches, I wish to once more reach
out to the community for comments and insight related to Draft Policy 2011-6
for which Chris Grundemann and I are the designated shepherds on the
We would like to hear support or objection or any experience from ARIN or
world community that can provide a better vetting before and during the
meeting. This, so that when the AC must decide its fate, this Draft Policy
will be positioned for its obvious and best disposition.
Thank you all for your continuing interest, engagement and consideration for
the Policy Development Process of ARIN and participation on this mailing
list and at the Public Policy Meetings whether in person or by virtual
To refresh your memory as to the contents of this proposal here is the
policy text that will be discussed next week in San Juan.
Draft Policy ARIN-2011-6
Returned IPv4 Addresses
Date: 10 March 2011
4.1.9 Returned IPv4 Addresses
Except where otherwise directed by policy; all IPv4 addresses returned to,
recovered, or revoked by ARIN will be made
available for allocation or assignment in the ARIN region as quickly as
Adopting this proposal will result in the clarification of the status of
returned IPv4 addresses. IPv4 address resources
should not sit idle due to lack of policy clarity.
Timetable for implementation: Immediately
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