[arin-ppml] Against 2013-4

Scott Leibrand scottleibrand at gmail.com
Wed Jun 5 20:32:55 EDT 2013

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

> On 6/5/13, Seth Mattinen <sethm at rollernet.us> wrote:
>> On 6/5/13 4:44 PM, Steven Ryerse wrote:
>>> The needs based policies will need to be constantly tightened "to keep
>>> from running out".
>> Exactly why do you advocate that?
> I think the implementation of policy shifts to stricter and stricter
> review and requirements,
> is already an established fact, not  a proposal?
> Something that happens anyways,  but still doesn't stop exhaustion;
> just a small delay.
> Isn't  continuously "tightening the needs based policies"  what the
> "IPV4 Countdown plan" is all about?
> "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.

Those aren't higher standards for applicants. They're ARIN making more of an effort to make sure they process requests consistently and in order, to prevent bad outcomes if an analyst makes an error right before free pool exhaustion, and also putting returned space back into circulation faster. 


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