[arin-ppml] Revised and Retitled - Draft Policy ARIN-2021-6: Permit IPv4 Leased Addresses for Purposes of Determining Utilization for Future Allocations

John Santos john at egh.com
Thu Mar 10 00:57:05 EST 2022


Oppose.


On 3/9/2022 11:23 PM, ARIN wrote:
> The following Draft Policy has been revised and retitled:
> 
> * ARIN-2021-6: Permit IPv4 Leased Addresses for Purposes of Determining 
> Utilization for Future Allocations
> 
> Revised text is below and can be found at:
> 
> https://www.arin.net/participate/policy/drafts/2021_6/ 
> <https://www.arin.net/participate/policy/drafts/2021_6/>
> 
> You are encouraged to discuss all Draft Policies on PPML. The AC will evaluate 
> the discussion 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/ 
> <https://www.arin.net/participate/policy/pdp/>
> 
> Draft Policies and Proposals under discussion can be found at:
> 
> https://www.arin.net/participate/policy/drafts/ 
> <https://www.arin.net/participate/policy/drafts/>
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Sean Hopkins
> 
> Senior Policy Analyst
> 
> American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
> 
> Draft Policy ARIN-2021-6: Permit IPv4 Leased Addresses for Purposes of 
> Determining Utilization for Future Allocations
> 
> Problem Statement: Current ARIN policy prevents the use of leased-out addresses 
> as evidence of utilization.
> 
> Policy statement:
> 
> Section 1.2 Conservation
> 
> Replace
> 
> “Due to the requirement for uniqueness, Internet number resources of each type 
> are drawn from a common number space. Conservation of these common number spaces 
> requires that Internet number resources be efficiently distributed to those 
> organizations who have a technical need for them in support of operational 
> networks.”
> 
> with
> 
> “Due to the requirement for uniqueness, Internet number resources of each type 
> are drawn from a common number space. Conservation of these common number spaces 
> requires that free-pool (ASN & IPv6) and IPv4 wait-list Internet number 
> resources be efficiently distributed to those organizations who have a technical 
> need for them in support of operational networks.”
> 
> Section 1.4 Stewardship
> 
> Replace
> 
> “The fundamental purpose of Internet number stewardship is to distribute unique 
> number resources to entities building and operating networks thereby 
> facilitating the growth and sustainability of the Internet for the benefit of all.”
> 
> with
> 
> “The fundamental purpose of Internet number stewardship is to distribute unique 
> number resources to facilitate the growth and sustainability of the Internet for 
> the benefit of all.”
> 
> Section 2.4
> 
> Replace
> 
> “2.4. Local Internet Registry (LIR) A Local Internet Registry (LIR) is an IR 
> that primarily assigns address space to the users of the network services that 
> it provides. LIRs are generally Internet Service Providers (ISPs), whose 
> customers are primarily end users and possibly other ISPs.”
> 
> with
> 
> “2.4. Local Internet Registry (LIR) A Local Internet Registry (LIR) is an IR 
> that primarily assigns address space to users of the network. LIRs are generally 
> Internet Service Providers (ISPs), whose customers are primarily end users and 
> possibly other ISPs.”
> 
> Section 4.18
> 
> Replace
> 
> “ARIN will only issue future IPv4 assignments/allocations (excluding 4.4 and 
> 4.10 space) from the ARIN Waitlist.”
> 
> with
> 
> “ARIN will only issue future IPv4 assignments/allocations (excluding 4.4 and 
> 4.10 space) from the ARIN Waitlist to those with operational need.”
> 
> Delete Section 8.5.2 Operational Use
> 
> Timetable for implementation: Immediate.
> 
> 
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John Santos
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