[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-131: Section 5.0 Legacy Addresses

Martin Hannigan hannigan at gmail.com
Mon Jan 31 11:58:53 EST 2011

On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 11:35 AM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 11:12 AM, STARNES, CURTIS
> <Curtis.Starnes at granburyisd.org> wrote:
>> Ok, now I have a question about your response regarding ARIN membership.
>> We are an end-user with a /42 IPv6 address block and an ASN assigned to
>> us, which we pay end-user fees for.According to the membership defined
>> page (https://www.arin.net/participate/membership/member.html ) this
>> qualifies my organization to be a General Member of ARIN.
>> According to your statement below, my organization is not a member of ARIN?
>> We have received and paid for direct allocation of IP address space.
>> So, am I missing something here?
> Maybe. Quoting:
> An entity becomes a General Member of ARIN in one of two ways.
>    * Membership is accorded automatically when you receive and pay
> the associated fees for a direct ALLOCATION of IP address space.
>    * Any entity that has a signed RSA or Legacy RSA and has received
> a direct ASSIGNMENT of address space, an AS number, an experimental
> allocation, or any combination of resources and is currently paying an
> annual maintenance fee to ARIN may choose to become a member by
> completing the membership application form. There is an ANNUAL FEE of
> $500.00 for membership.
> Allocation = ISP/LIR. Pays the $1250+ every year.
> Assignment = end user. Pays the $1250+ once and then pays $100/year.
> So, as an end-user resource holder you're qualified to become a member
> with a $500/yr annual fee. But you are not automatically a member like
> an ISP is.


Do you think that this will suffice?

"Upon expiration of the hold period and in the absence of a Global
Policy or Globally Coordinated Policy directing otherwise, legacy
resources returned to ARIN will be made available for allocation."



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