[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2014-17: Change Utilization Requirements from last-allocation to total-aggregate - revised

Jeffrey Lyon jeffrey.lyon at blacklotus.net
Mon Jul 14 22:51:48 EDT 2014


With that said, small ISP's have much to gain with this proposal and
large ISP's, very little.

Thanks, Jeff

On Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 11:48 AM, John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:
> On Jul 14, 2014, at 10:24 PM, Jeffrey Lyon <jeffrey.lyon at blacklotus.net> wrote:
>> It is still a non-issue as they're only going to get a 3 month supply,
>> which pales in comparison to the space they actually have available.
>> The administrative overhead of making this request is highly
>> prohibitive.
> That may be the case; it depends on additional factors such how well
> organized the ISP is with respect to their address block recordkeeping,
> cost of obtaining address space on the transfer market, etc.
> The proposal would make it possible for some ISPs (large and small) to
> request additional space who may not otherwise be able due to difficulty
> in reaching full utilization of past address blocks.
> For larger ISP's, there is potentially diminishing returns given that
> there is significant documentation necessary regarding the utilization
> of all their previous allocations (However, this is slightly offset
> as their utilization rate is higher, therefore providing a larger
> relatively-sized block allocation based on their 3 month usage..)
> Hope this helps,
> /John
> John Curran
> President and CEO

Jeffrey A. Lyon, CISSP-ISSMP
Fellow, Black Lotus Communications
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