[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-163 Dedicated resources for initial ISP allocations

Martin Hannigan hannigan at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 22:02:23 EST 2012


Why is it important that it be discussed prior to deprecating the three
month rule?





On Wednesday, February 8, 2012, David Farmer <farmer at umn.edu> wrote:
> I support the general concept of this proposal and would like to see it
discussed in Vancouver.  Furthermore, I think it is really important for
this be discussed by the community before any policy to relax the current
three-month window is implemented.
>
> On 2/1/12 12:37 CST, ARIN wrote:
>
>> ARIN-prop-163 Dedicated resources for initial ISP allocations
>>
>> Proposal Originator: Joe Maimon
>>
>> Proposal Version: 1.0
>>
>> Date: 1 February 2012
>>
>> Proposal type: New
>>
>> Policy term: Temporary
>>
>> Policy statement:
>>
>> Add
>>
>> 4.2.2.4. Resources dedicated for initial ISP allocations.
>>
>> Prior to any allocation or assignment that will cause ARIN's total
>> available, unreserved and non-dedicated resources to fall under a total
>> of a /8, ARIN will first ensure that dedicated resources equivalent to a
>> /10 are available from the remainder of the available resources. These
>> resources are to be used solely for initial ISP allocations that cannot
>> be fulfilled from any other available ARIN resources.
>>
>> 4.2.2.4.1 Restrictions
>>
>> ARIN may require qualifying organizations to demonstrate that they were
>> not created solely to receive resources from these dedicated resources.
>>
>> 4.2.2.4.2 Replenishment
>>
>> ARIN will replenish the available dedicated resources, up to the total
>> of a /10 of available resources, whenever there are sufficient available
>> resources, with no more than 25% of the available resources going for
>> this purpose.
>>
>> 4.2.2.4.3 Reporting
>>
>> ARIN will keep numbers and statistics available as to the total size of
>> the dedicated resources, allocated and unallocated and to how many
>> members allocations were made, available annually.
>>
>> 4.2.2.4.4 Retirement
>>
>> ARIN will retire this section whenever two full calendar years go by
>> that no allocations are made from these resources, following their
>> creation.
>>
>> Rationale:
>>
>> I believe it is important to ensure access to new entities to the IPv4
>> resources ARIN maintains stewardship over. Without a policy like this
>> one, they are unlikely to have any alternative other then to use PA
>> space or utilize transfers that may be prohibitively burdensome.
>>
>> I also believe it is important to ARIN to be an essential and relevant
>> entity to the process of getting these new ISP's to their footing with
>> IPv4 resources.
>>
>> ARIN informal numbers:
>>
>> Total first time IPv4 allocations to ISPs approved in 2011: 318
>> Total IPv4 space approved for: 2,812 /24s
>>
>> Total additional IPv4 allocations to ISPs in 2011: 497 ISP accounts
>> received at least one additional IPv4 allocation.
>> Total IPv4 space approved for: 70,569 /24s
>>
>> This suggests that maintaining resources for these new ISPs can ensure a
>> steady influx of new members who would otherwise have much more limited
>> options, and that a /10 can provide an estimated 4 years of access to
>> these resources.
>>
>> This same /10 would last for additional allocations less than a year.
>>
>> Timetable for implementation: Before ARIN has less than a /8 in
>> its free pool.
>>
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