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

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Tue Apr 9 11:32:19 EDT 2019

> On Apr 9, 2019, at 8:30 AM, Job Snijders <job at ntt.net> wrote:
> 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.

Nothing ARIN is doing prevents you from getting those resources signed
by another trust anchor.


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