[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-167 Removal of Renumbering Requirement for Small Multihomers

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Mon Apr 30 11:57:49 EDT 2012

ARIN-prop-167 Removal of Renumbering Requirement for Small Multihomers

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
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ARIN-prop-167 Removal of Renumbering Requirement for Small Multihomers

Proposal Originator: Kevin Blumberg

Proposal Version: 1

Date: 30 April 2012

Proposal type: remove

Policy term: permanent

Policy statement:

Remove the entire subsection "Additional Assignments for Small 


The policy has had the unintended effect of freezing small multi homed 
end users from being able to return to ARIN for additional assignments. 
The requirement to renumber out of space is unique and is applying an 
undue burden of renumbering what would be an organization's core 

Timetable for implementation: immediate

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