[arin-ppml] New Version of ARIN-prop-126: Compliance Requirement

McTim dogwallah at gmail.com
Wed Feb 16 11:05:31 EST 2011

Hail Chris Grundemann!

I like this proposal, I support it as written.


"A name indicates what we seek. An address indicates where it is. A
route indicates how we get there."  Jon Postel

On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 6:34 PM, Chris Grundemann <cgrundemann at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hail PPML!
> I am the primary AC shepherd for ARIN-prop-126: Compliance Requirement
> and I would like to hear your comments and feedback on this new
> version of the proposal (included below). If the community is happy
> with this text; I will take the necessary steps as shepherd to advance
> it to the next stage of the process, which would be getting the AC to
> promote it to a draft policy (https://www.arin.net/policy/pdp.html).
> One thing to note: This proposal updates existing policy and as such
> not all of the text is new or a change. Please review the current
> policy language when evaluating this proposal:
> https://www.arin.net/policy/nrpm.html#twelve.
> Thanks in advance for your input!
> Cheers,
> ~Chris
> ####
> ARIN-prop-126: Compliance Requirement
> Proposal Originator: Marla Azinger
> Proposal Version: 2
> Date: 16 February 2011
> Proposal type: new
> Policy term: permanent
> Policy statement:
> Resource Review
> Update the following NRPM Sections:
> 12.4 - Update to: Organizations found by ARIN to be out of compliance
> with current ARIN policy shall be required to update reassignment
> information or return resources as needed to bring them into (or
> reasonably close to) compliance.
> 1. The degree to which an organization may remain out of compliance
> shall be based on the reasonable judgment of the ARIN staff and shall
> balance all facts known, including the organization's utilization
> rate, available address pool, and other factors as appropriate so as
> to avoid forcing returns which will result in near-term additional
> requests or unnecessary route de-aggregation.
> 2. To the extent possible, entire blocks should be returned. Partial
> address blocks shall be returned in such a way that the portion
> retained will comprise a single aggregate block.
> (leave 12.5 as is)
> 12.6 - Update to: Except in cases of fraud, an organization shall be
> given a minimum of thirty (30) days to respond. If an organization
> does not respond within those thirty (30) days, ARIN may cease
> providing reverse DNS services to that organization. If progress of
> resource returns or record corrections is not visible within sixty
> (60) days after correspondence with ARIN began, ARIN will cease
> providing reverse DNS services for the resources in question. At any
> time after ninety (90) days have passed, ARIN may initiate resource
> revocation as allowed in paragraph 12.5. ARIN shall negotiate a longer
> term with the organization if ARIN believes the organization is
> working in good faith to substantially restore compliance and has a
> valid need for additional time to renumber out of the affected blocks.
> Rationale:
> Version 2 addresses several staff and legal concerns with the original
> text of this policy by clarifying the language and making it more
> concrete.
> To date the community has not documented or firmly established use of
> an effective enforcement mechanism. This policy will support current
> policy and compel those who are allocated ARIN resources to maintain
> the proper WHOIS records in accordance with ARIN NRPM. While it is
> recognized this is not an absolute solution to ensure compliance, it
> is the best method under current ARIN policies.
> Timetable for implementation: Immediate
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