[arin-ppml] Community Networks (Was Draft Policy ARIN-2016-6: Eliminate HD-Ratio from NRPM)

David Farmer farmer at umn.edu
Tue Aug 16 20:21:34 EDT 2016


Yes, this removes the Caribbean and rural text that is in the current
Community Networks policy.  I believe that was intentional, maybe it should
be noted in the comments to make that clear.  Or, do you believe we should
keep that or similar text?

Additional comments on this policy would be appreciated.

Thanks.

On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 12:13 PM, Richard J. Letts <rjletts at uw.edu> wrote:

> 6.5.9.1 says more than was quoted.
>
> The bit that was missing is "For community networks located in rural
> regions (population less than 2,500) or in the Caribbean and North Atlantic
> Islands Sector, the numbers in these qualification criteria may be relaxed
> at ARIN's discretion."
>
> More than half of the 'cities' (55% to be exact) in the State of
> Washington have populations less than 2500 people -- so if the 50/100 was
> really an impediment an applicant/ARIN has a way out of it.
>
> This is somewhat beside the point: I'm all for getting rid of inapplicable
> sections of the NPRM and the HD-ratio seems to be one of them
>
> /RjL
>
> --
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