[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2013-6: Allocation of IPv4 and IPv6 Address Space to Out-of-region Requestors - Revised Problem Statement and Policy Text

David Farmer farmer at umn.edu
Wed Sep 18 14:22:16 EDT 2013

On 9/18/13 09:41 , Kevin Kargel wrote:
> My question is what happens when BigRedISP that does 99% of its’
> business with a densely used /12 of space hosted primarily in Barsoom
> wants to open a pop with a legitimately justified /21 of space in a NOC
> in Chicago.
> Isn’t the ‘right’ thing for them to do by the intent of what we are
> talking about to get a /21 (or whatever the current minimum is) of space
> from ARIN for this particular use point?  It seems that the ‘plurality’
> or ‘significant percentage’ rules would proscribe that.
> Once they do get a block and the Chicago enterprise goes belly up and
> closes how do we make sure BigRedISP doesn’t take their ARIN /21 back to
> Barsoom to use in Manator?

What keeps that from happening now?  Nothing.  The best I can say is 
they can't get more.  What do you want to see happen and why?

> Kevin
> {My apologies to them if there really is a BigRedISP}

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