[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2019-4: Allow Inter-regional IPv6 Resource Transfers

Job Snijders job at ntt.net
Tue Apr 9 11:30:23 EDT 2019

On Tue, Apr 09, 2019 at 01:43:36PM +0000, John Curran wrote:
> On 9 Apr 2019, at 9:33 AM, Job Snijders <job at ntt.net<mailto:job at ntt.net>> wrote:
> > I'd like to draw the community's attention to the following joint
> > announcement from two of Africa's largest IP transit providers.
> > ...
> > It should be incontestable now that ARIN resource holders are at a
> > disadvantage when it comes to RPKI services.
> Job -
> Indeed.  It’s similarly incontestable that customers of those service
> providers are at a disadvantage to customers of other service provider
> in Africa that do provide complete routing validation including for
> ARIN-region resource holders.   One of the benefits of our loosely
> coordinated Internet is that service providers have autonomy in how
> they run their network, and customers have autonomy in selection of
> their service providers.

Yes, exactly. In this instance ARIN is the exclusive provider of RPKI
services for our North American IPv6 resources. The ARIN-2019-4 proposal
addresses the exclusivity issue and will provide us autonomy in selection
of our service provider.

Kind regards,


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