[arin-ppml] IP Address Policy

Steven Ryerse SRyerse at eclipse-networks.com
Wed Aug 8 21:05:32 EDT 2012


John that sounds good in the theoretical world of this community but in the real world that I must live in, it is not reasonable for a monopoly to deny a resource request just because others in the community don’t want me to have the resources.  I again point out that you are a monopoly and your mission is to allocate resources and NOT to deny resources.  Because they are a monopoly, the phone company cannot deny me another phone line just because the folks who already have phones in my community don’t want me to have one or another one.

I am not asking for a crazy amount of resources like a /16, my request is for a very small amount of resources (/22) and it is a reasonable request.  Your mission is to fulfill reasonable resource requests. Period.  I’ve read it 10 times today and every time I read it – it says you are to allocate resources not withhold them.

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From: John Curran [mailto:jcurran at arin.net]
Sent: Wednesday, August 08, 2012 8:31 PM
To: Steven Ryerse
Cc: ARIN PPML (ppml at arin.net) (ppml at arin.net)
Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] IP Address Policy

On Aug 8, 2012, at 7:04 PM, Steven Ryerse <SRyerse at eclipse-networks.com<mailto:SRyerse at eclipse-networks.com>> wrote:


... I am going thru proper ARIN channels to obtain needed resources and ARIN is refusing to allocate those resources to me.

Steve -

You have applied through proper channels but your request is not valid as
it does not meet allocation policy criteria.  ARIN cannot allocate IPv4
resources to your organization as a result of that invalid request.

As others have noted, under the ISP multi-homed initial allocation policies
(NRPM 4.2.2.2), there is a requirement to utilized the equivalent of a /23
(generally from your upstream ISP) before receiving for initial allocation
from ARIN. This is not a policy requirement which is unique to your business
but long-standing requirement in policy that all service providers have had
to satisfy when making that transition.
Jimmy Hess did make an excellent point with regard to transfers - under the
8.3 specified transfer policy, your full IP address needs for 24 months can
be considered in approving a transfer, and as such that may be more helpful
with your present situation.  As ARIN is obligated to follow the existing
policy as adopted, a transfer may be a more timely option that developing
a policy change to these requirements for initial ISP allocations.

FYI,
/John

John Curran
President and CEO
ARIN


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