[arin-ppml] New Policy Proposal

Jimmy Hess mysidia at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 23:19:57 EDT 2012

On 8/16/12, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:

I would say...  requesting IP addressing from ARIN for 1000 nodes, if
you have customers on 10 is indefensible as far as utilization,  so
no,  ARIN policy should not be revised to make that OK.
And "Justified need"  does not include indefensible network policy
decisions some other organization is requiring of an applicant.

The CRTC / Cable companies should be encouraged to revise their
policies,  so that they are not demanding wanton waste of IPv4
addressing resources.

> So the nutshell of this problem is:
> 1. The cable company has 1000 or so nodes to which Internet access
> customers connect.
> 2. The competitive ISP is required by the _cable company_ to initially
> provision all 1000 nodes with IP address pools regardless of whether
> they then have or later acquire customers connected to each node.


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