[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-180 ISP Private Reassignment

aaron at wholesaleinternet.net aaron at wholesaleinternet.net
Thu Aug 9 13:38:19 EDT 2012


--- but let me tell you how this is going to go down ---

1.  The AC is going to abandon it.

2.  You'll petition and get it to the meeting.

3.  In the months leading up to the meeting you'll receive e-mails from
people calling you every name you can think of.  Saying you're a spammer
and that you're trying to hide criminals and that you rape babies.

A few security "experts" will write in their blogs about how you must be
some criminal yourself.  They'll try to get to your wife and kids and use
them to squeeze you.

Keep in mind none of these people will have actually read your proposal.

4.  You'll go to the meeting to present it.  Law enforcement will be there
and try to appeal to your sense of good to drop the policy.  When that
fails they meet with you late at night and try to make some back room deal
with you.

5.  Realizing that you're life could become very difficult very fast
you'll get up at the podium the next day and retract your support for your
own proposal.

6.  Two years later someone else will propose the same thing.

7.  Rinse, repeat.

> 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:
> https://www.arin.net/policy/proposals/index.html
> The ARIN Policy Development Process can be found at:
> https://www.arin.net/policy/pdp.html
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> Regards,
> Communications and Member Services
> American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
> ## * ##
> On Thursday, August 9, 2012 10:52 AM, Yi Chu wrote
>     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 and 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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