[arin-ppml] IPv4 SWIP requirements (?)

David Huberman daveid at panix.com
Sat May 27 17:27:08 EDT 2017

It's hidden in the definition section up top:


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> On May 27, 2017, at 4:13 PM, Ronald F. Guilmette <rfg at tristatelogic.com> wrote:
> In message <CAGkMwz6m67=BNTh2E=-Fe=jpdQjyBDK=_JjJL6Hi+JBR6BrP1w at mail.gmail.com>,
> Scott Leibrand <scottleibrand at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On the topic of "what should the threshold be", I think requiring SWIPs for
>> (non-residential) assignments is actually what we want here...
> I'd like to take this opportunity to mention again that just the other
> day I requested (here) at least -some- clarity or clarification of the
> term of art "Residential Customer", as used in the NRPM.  I did so while
> noting that every legal entity, human or otherwise, "resides" somewhere,
> even if, as often seem to be the case, the relevant "residence" is just
> a 4x4 inch P.O. Box, rented in the name of overnight manufactured
> business.
> I repeat and reiterate that request now.  What is the definition, for
> purposes of the ARIN NRPM, of the term "Residential Customer" and is
> there any limit (for either IPv4 or IPv6) on the maximum the size of
> an allocation made to a "Residential Customer"?
> I wouldn't ask, but I do believe that I've sen cases where so-called
> "Residential Customers" (who later turned out to be professional
> snowshoe spammers) had been sub-assigned blocks as large as (IPv4) /25s.
> Unfortuately, given the definitional ambiguity, I have no idea if such
> cases do or do not conform to The Rules, as already adopted.
> Regards,
> rfg
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