[arin-ppml] ARIN-2013-4: RIR Principles / Request for General Thoughts

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Fri Jun 7 19:02:47 EDT 2013

On Jun 7, 2013, at 7:16 AM, Chris Grundemann <cgrundemann at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
> As the shepherd for ARIN-2013-4, I'd like to note that while the
> initial conversation on this draft policy was fairly constructive,
> more recent comments have gone a bit off topic. Rather than debating
> the history of internet governance it would be very helpful for the AC
> to understand the general sentiment of this community with regard to
> the draft policy more directly.
> With that in mind, I'd like to gather opinion and thoughts on several
> key questions. These questions should be answered in terms of how you
> believe ARIN should operate today and into the future in order to
> uphold its goal of stewardship of the Internet number resources in its
> care.
> 1) Do you support the principle of efficient utilization based on need
> (Conservation/Sustainability)?


> 2) Do you support the principle of hierarchical aggregation (Routability)?

Yes, within reasonable limits. (ARIN should not become the routing police and concerns over aggregation and routability should not prevent reasonable allocations for (e.g. private networks)).

> 3) Do you support the principle of uniqueness (Registration)?


> 4) Do you support the goal of balancing these principles with each
> other under the overarching principle of Stewardship?



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