[arin-ppml] Fwd: Advisory Council Meeting Results - December 2019

Fernando Frediani fhfrediani at gmail.com
Fri Jan 3 16:56:08 EST 2020

What a great thing to read about ARIN-2019-18 and a good message to 
'lessors-to-be' or 'number resource landlords'. Well done AC.

On 03/01/2020 18:42, ARIN wrote:
> The minutes from the ARIN Advisory Council's 19 December 2019 meeting 
> have been published:
> https://www.arin.net/about/welcome/ac/meetings/2019_1219/
> Regarding  Draft Policy ARIN-2019-18, the AC has released the 
> following statement:
> "At its monthly meeting on December 19 2019, the ARIN AC voted 
> unanimously to abandon ARIN-2019-18: LIR/ISP Re-Assignment to 
> Non-Connected Networks.
> At the public policy meeting at ARIN 44 and on PPML, there was near 
> universal opposition to expanding demonstrated need to encompass 
> acquiring more space for the purposes of leasing it decoupled from any 
> requirement for the lessor to be providing connectivity services. 
> Reasons for opposition included that this would facilitate creating a 
> class of "number resource landlords" as well as the observation that 
> this would essentially constitute an end run around any sort of 
> accountability for demonstrated need in the actual user of the number 
> resources.  A distinction was drawn between leasing addresses that an 
> organization already has (which received somewhat more support on the 
> basis of whois accuracy and the observation that it is happening 
> anyway) and allowing leased-without-a-connectivity-contract space to 
> count as justification to acquire more space.
> In the shepherds' opinion there is more work to be done in this space, 
> particularly surrounding accommodating financing for organizations 
> that are unable to afford cash on the barrelhead for number resources. 
> We enthusiastically solicit the community for new proposals that might 
> address these issues."
> The petition deadline for this Draft Policy is 8 January 2020 (in five 
> calendar days).
> For more information on starting and participating in petitions, see:
> https://www.arin.net/participate/policy/pdp/#part-three-pdp-petition-process 
> Draft Policy and Proposal texts are available at:
> https://www.arin.net/participate/policy/drafts/
> Regards,
> Sean Hopkins
> Policy Analyst
> American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> Subject: Advisory Council Meeting Results - December 2019
> Date: Tue, 24 Dec 2019 09:35:20 -0500
> From: ARIN <info at arin.net>
> To: arin-ppml at arin.net
> The AC has abandoned the following Draft Policy:
> * ARIN-2019-18: LIR/ISP Re-Assignment to Non-Connected Networks
> Regarding ARIN-2019-18, the AC statement is forthcoming.
> Anyone dissatisfied with these decisions may initiate a petition. The 
> deadline to begin a petition will be five business days after the AC's 
> draft meeting minutes are published.
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