[arin-ppml] Revised - Draft Policy ARIN-2017-12: POC Notification and Validation Upon Reassignment or Reallocation
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+1 on this as well
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On Tue, 26 Feb 2019, ARIN wrote:
> The following has been revised:
> * Draft Policy ARIN-2017-12: POC Notification and Validation Upon
> Reassignment or Reallocation
> Revised text is below and can be found at:
> You are encouraged to discuss all Draft Policies on PPML. The AC will
> evaluate the discussion in order to assess the conformance of this draft
> policy with ARIN's Principles of Internet number resource policy as stated in
> the Policy Development Process (PDP). Specifically, these principles are:
> * Enabling Fair and Impartial Number Resource Administration
> * Technically Sound
> * Supported by the Community
> The PDP can be found at:
> Draft Policies and Proposals under discussion can be found at:
> Sean Hopkins
> Policy Analyst
> American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
> Draft Policy ARIN-2017-12: POC Notification and Validation Upon Reassignment
> or Reallocation
> Problem Statement:
> Some ISPs assign individuals to be POCs for reassigned blocks without
> consultation of the individual they are inserting into Whois. For example,
> during the reassignment/reallocation process, some large ISPs automatically
> create POCs from their customer's order form. This process is automated for
> many ISPs and therefore the resulting POCs are not validated prior to being
> created in the ARIN Whois database. This creates unknowing POCs that have no
> idea what Whois is or even who ARIN is at the time they receive the annual
> POC validation email. It can also create multiple POCs per email address
> causing that same person to receive a multitude of POC Validation emails each
> This policy proposal seeks to prevent the situation where a POC is
> unwittingly and unintentionally inserted into Whois. Doing so will reduce the
> significant amount of time that ARIN staff spend fielding phone calls from
> POCs who have no idea they are in Whois.
> The proposal will improve the overall POC validation situation, by ensuring
> that all reallocation or detailed reassignment requests are related to a
> pre-existing receiving organization with at least one valid POC object, and
> by requesting that any other existing invalid POC objects are validated.
> Policy statement:
> Insert one new section into NRPM 3:
> 3.7 POC Notification and Validation Upon Reassignment or Reallocation
> When a request for reallocation or detailed reassignment is made to ARIN, the
> receiving organization must already be in the ARIN database and linked to at
> least one valid POC object. If there is no valid POC object associated with
> the receiving organization, ARIN shall reject the request.
> In addition to notifying the requester, ARIN will also notify, via email, all
> POCs associated with the receiving organization, whether the request was
> successful or not, and will request validation of any invalid POC objects
> associated with the receiving organization.
> Note: Simple reassignments are made without any linkage to an organization or
> POC objects in the ARIN database.
> Timetable for implementation: Immediate
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