[arin-ppml] New Policy Proposal

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Fri Aug 17 01:52:49 EDT 2012

On Aug 16, 2012, at 15:28 , Michael Richardson <mcr at sandelman.ca> wrote:

>>>>>> "David" == David Farmer <farmer at umn.edu> writes:
>>> Would it be feasible for the policy to mandate that:
>>> ISP must show that all blocks larger than /29 are at least 50%
>>> utilized or must reprovision under-utilized blocks to accommodate
>>> growth first?
>>> I think if we were to add this protection to the policy, it would
>>> be more than adequate to address the concerns expressed about
>>> "land grabs".
>    David> I like this idea, the only additional restriction I would
>    David> include is that to qualify for this;
>    David> The ISP _MUST NOT_ have control of how the network
>    David> infrastructure is subdivided, a third party infrastructure
>    David> provider must be in control of that to qualify for the /29
>    David> exclusion.
> I would write:
> "The ISP _MUST NOT_ have control of how the layer-3 network
> infrastructure is subdivided, a regulated infrastructure
> provider must be in control of that to qualify for the /29
> exclusion."
> (lots of ISPs buy infrastructure from third parties that tell
> them how it will be provisioned)

I understand your concern, but, all providers are "regulated", so this
would be a technical no-op.

How about:

"The ISP must not own or control the equipment and/or provisioning
design of the layer-3 network infrastructure and must be obtaining
that from a separate infrastructure provider in a manner similar to
"unbundled elements"."


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