[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2021-4: Clarifications to Sections 8.3, 8.4 and 8.5.6

Scott Leibrand scottleibrand at gmail.com
Tue Aug 24 12:23:03 EDT 2021


+1

I support these changes, but would like to hear from anyone who thinks they would change (vs. just clarify) anything. 

Scott

> On Aug 24, 2021, at 8:43 AM, Owen DeLong via ARIN-PPML <arin-ppml at arin.net> wrote:
> 
> I don’t understand how these are non-editorial in nature other than possibly the one to 8.5.6 which technically narrows the scope to no longer accidentally (and absurdly) include IPv6 space reassigned to customers in an IPv4 calculation.
> 
> As such, I support the changes (they add clarity and don’t actually change policy), but I would also have considered them editorial in nature as they are corrections to errata and/or clarification of existing policy practice.
> 
> Owen
> 
> 
>> On Aug 24, 2021, at 05:52 , ARIN <info at arin.net> wrote:
>> 
>> On 19 August 2021, the ARIN Advisory Council (AC) accepted "ARIN-prop-299: Clarifications to Sections 8.3, 8.4 and 8.5.6" as a Draft Policy.
>>  
>> Draft Policy ARIN-2021-4 is below and can be found at:
>>  
>> https://www.arin.net/participate/policy/drafts/2021_4/
>>  
>> 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:
>>  
>> https://www.arin.net/participate/policy/pdp/
>>  
>> Draft Policies and Proposals under discussion can be found at: 
>> https://www.arin.net/participate/policy/drafts/
>>  
>> Regards,
>>  
>> Sean Hopkins
>> Senior Policy Analyst
>> American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
>>  
>>  
>>  
>>  
>> Draft Policy ARIN-2021-4: Clarifications to Sections 8.3, 8.4 and 8.5.6  
>>  
>> Problem Statement:
>>  
>> The current language in Sections 8.3 and 8.4 is not clear regarding ASN-only transactions as well as the term “number resources”. The current language in Section 8.5.7 is not clear with regard to additional IPv4 space.
>>  
>> Policy statement:
>>  
>> In Section 8.3:
>>  
>> Replace
>>  
>> “In addition to transfers under section 8.2, IPv4 numbers resources and ASNs may be transferred according to the following conditions.”
>>  
>> with
>>  
>> “In addition to transfers under section 8.2, IPv4 address and/or ASN resources may be transferred according to the following conditions.”
>>  
>> Replace
>>  
>> “The source entity must be the current registered holder of the IPv4 address resources, and not be involved in any dispute as to the status of those resources.”
>>  
>> with
>>  
>> “The source entity must be the current registered holder of the IPv4 address and/or ASN resources, and not be involved in any dispute as to the status of those resources.”
>>  
>> In Section 8.4:
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>> Replace
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>> “Inter-regional transfers of IPv4 number resources and ASNs may take place only via RIRs who agree to the transfer and share reciprocal, compatible needs-based policies.”
>>  
>> with
>>  
>> “Inter-regional transfers of IPv4 addresses and/or ASN resources may take place only via RIRs who agree to the transfer and share reciprocal, compatible needs-based policies.”
>>  
>> Replace
>>  
>> “The source entity must be the current rights holder of the IPv4 address resources recognized by the RIR responsible for the resources, and not be involved in any dispute as to the status of those resources.”
>>  
>> with
>>  
>> “The source entity must be the current rights holder of the IPv4 address and/or ASN resources recognized by the RIR responsible for the resources, and not be involved in any dispute as to the status of those resources.”
>>  
>> In Section 8.5.6:
>>  
>> Replace
>>  
>> “Organizations with direct assignments or allocations from ARIN must have efficiently utilized at least 50% of their cumulative IPv4 address blocks in order to receive additional space. This includes all space reassigned to their customers.”
>>  
>> with
>>  
>> “Organizations with direct assignments or allocations from ARIN must have efficiently utilized at least 50% of their cumulative IPv4 address blocks in order to receive additional IPv4 space. This includes all IPv4 space reassigned to their customers.”
>>  
>> Comments:
>>  
>> These changes were originally included in ARIN-edit-2021-1. Staff and Legal review of ARIN-edit-2021-1 on June 14, 2021 indicated that some changes were not editorial in nature. The editorial changes went forward in ARIN-edit-2021-1 and the non-editorial changes are included here.
>>  
>> Timetable for implementation: Immediate
>>  
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