[ARIN-Suggestions] Response to Suggestion 2015.12: FREE IPV6 FOR IPV4 HOLDERS
info at arin.net
Tue Aug 11 10:18:19 EDT 2015
ARIN has received and issued its response to ACSP Suggestion 2015.12.
The suggestion and response text are provided below. This suggestion is
now closed and is available at:
Communications and Member Services
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
Description: I suggest that ARIN adopt a similar policy to APNIC in
which current holders of IPv4 are automatically eligible to receive IPv6
free of charge. Under Section 9.3.1. of the [APNIC-127] APNIC Internet
Number Resource Policies, automatically qualify for IPv6 delegation if
they hold IPv4 but not IPv6. I suggest that the block received would be
a /48 - these are in abundance with IPv6 being 128bit. Value to
Community: This would be extremely valuable to the community and would
allow organisations who hold IPv4 to receive IPv6 without a long wait time.
Thanks for your suggestion, numbered 2015.12 upon confirmed receipt, to
make IPv4 resource holders automatically eligible to receive free IPv6
resources. This suggestion concerns Internet number resource policy, and
would be better directed through the ARIN Policy Development Process. We
recommend you post your proposal on the ARIN Public Policy Mailing List
for comment prior to submitting a formal proposal. We do hope you will
pursue putting this suggestion to the community to see if there is
interest in moving it forward as a proposal.
Because your request is out of scope of the ARIN Consultation and
Suggestion process (ACSP) this suggestion is now closed.
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