[arin-ppml] Against 2013-4

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Wed Jun 5 20:56:07 EDT 2013

On Jun 5, 2013, at 7:11 PM, Jimmy Hess <mysidia at gmail.com> wrote:

> I think the implementation of policy shifts to stricter and stricter
> review and requirements, is already an established fact, not  a proposal?

Stricter review, but the same policy requirements as before.

> Isn't  continuously "tightening the needs based policies"  what the
> "IPV4 Countdown plan" is all about?

It is not about any policy changes, simply additional effort
on behalf of the staff to insure consistency in the final IPv4
resource issuances.   

This is actually quite similar to what was done in both APNIC and
RIPE at they approached runout of their regional free pools.

> "All requests of any size will be subject to team review."
> "The hold period for returned, reclaimed, and revoked blocks will be
> reduced to one month."
> I read this as   "a higher standard of need"  and  "higher standard of
> proof"   will  be required, as the pool shrinks;  divided into 4
> phases.

No higher standard of need or proof, simply more staff 
eyes performing the review against the present policy


John Curran
President and CEO

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