[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-180 ISP Private Reassignment
jeffrey.lyon at blacklotus.net
Thu Aug 9 12:15:38 EDT 2012
On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 12:10 PM, Martin Hannigan <hannigan at gmail.com> wrote:
> I support this with the caveat that I think we can improve it further
> by eliminating the SWIP requirement for ISP's altogether. The logic of
> why it exists in the first place is stale.
> On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 11:32 AM, ARIN <info at arin.net> wrote:
>> ARIN-prop-180 ISP Private Reassignment
>> ARIN received the following policy proposal.
>> 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.
>> The AC invites everyone to comment on the proposal on the PPML,
>> particularly their support or non-support and the reasoning
>> behind their opinion. Such participation contributes to a thorough
>> vetting and provides important guidance to the AC in their deliberations.
>> Draft Policies and Proposals under discussion can be found at:
>> The ARIN Policy Development Process can be found at:
>> Mailing list subscription information can be found
>> Communications and Member Services
>> American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
>> ## * ##
>> On Thursday, August 9, 2012 10:52 AM, Yi Chu wrote
>> Template: ARIN-POLICY-PROPOSAL-TEMPLATE-2.0
>> 1. Policy Proposal Name: ISP private reassignment
>> 2. Proposal Originator
>> 1. name: Yi Chu
>> 2. e-mail: yi.chu at sprint.com
>> 3. telephone: +1-703-592-4850
>> 4. organization: Sprint
>> 3. Proposal Version: 1
>> 4. Date: 2012-08-09
>> 5. Proposal type: new
>> 6. Policy term: permanent
>> 7. Policy statement:
>> NRPM 220.127.116.11.1.1 and 18.104.22.168.1 ISP private reassignment
>> ISP has the option to register a reassignment as private. A
>> private reassignment is not visible on the public whois database. Private
>> reassignment is used in calculation of ISP utilization. By register a
>> reassignment as private, the ISP takes responsibility as POC by means of the
>> direct allocation (parent of the reassigned address block) from ARIN that is
>> publically registered in the whois database.
>> 8. Rationale:
>> Some ISP's customers wish to keep their reassignment
>> private. This can be for security reasons. It can also be that the
>> customer does not have the staff or know-how to manage their network. They
>> in term outsource the management of their network to the upstream ISP. By
>> not having their reassignemnt record showing in public, the whois record of
>> the parent ISP block is a truer representation of the reality. It make shte
>> whois database more accurate and cleaner.
>> 9. Timetable for implementation: immediate
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I am willing to support on the basis that there are plenty of other
ways to forge justification. Not allowing this proposal on that basis
does not serve any tangible result. When we submit for additional
resources, a large percentage of our space is "Internal
Infrastructure." One could argue that we could abuse this and make our
entire space "Internal Infrastructure." The reality is that ARIN will
begin to ask questions if a large proportion of your space is
ambiguous and ask for more specific details.
Jeffrey A. Lyon, CISSP
President, Black Lotus Communications
mobile: (757) 304-0668 | gtalk: jeffrey.lyon at gmail.com | skype: blacklotus.net
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