[arin-ppml] A Redefinition of IPv4 Need post ARINrun-out(was:Re:Against2013-4)

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Thu Jun 20 11:46:32 EDT 2013

On Jun 20, 2013, at 11:06 AM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 10:42 AM, Jason Schiller <jschiller at google.com> wrote:
>> 2. In the case of the latter, they have already exceeded their
>> legacy address holdings, and have had to return to ARIN
>> for additional address space.  Since that time they have had
>> to demonstrate efficient use of all of their address space
>> (including legacy space) prior to getting additional space.
> ...
> Are you sure about that? Staff comments over the years have implied
> that barring a full audit they only examine utilization of the most
> recent allocation when considering the next one. Clarification from
> staff would be helpful.

To be clear, ARIN simply asks for utilization percentage for all prior
blocks (whether under RSA or not).  We may ask for additional information
if we have reason to believe that the information supplied is inaccurate,
but that does not normally have to occur.


John Curran
President and CEO

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