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

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Thu Jul 17 20:14:15 EDT 2014

On Jul 17, 2014, at 08:35 , Mike Burns <mike at iptrading.com> wrote:

>> I think it will have exactly the opposite effect, actually. I think it lowers the barrier for smaller entities and new entrants while keeping roughly the same effective requirements for larger incumbents.
> Maybe if you can show how the barriers are reduced for smaller entities
> and new entrants, vs how they will be affected if the larger entities
> are enabled to get the remaining space faster?
>>> I think we need another idea to come up..
>> Such as?
> Hopefully the question will be answered, and the quicker we move on,
> maybe the quicker that will be answered.
> How about support for removing the needs test for small transfers a la 2014-14?
> It seems to benefit those whose needs are small, but who are having difficulties with justification due to niggling IPv4 policy issues like minimum sizes and utilization requirements.
> Others have noted we are rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic with these IPv4 policy issues.
> Maybe it is time to metaphorically sweep those chairs into the sea so we can move on.

At the moment, that seems to me like the implementation of a small-tax.


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