Draft Policy ARIN-2021-6

Remove Circuit Requirement

Status: Under Discussion
Shepherds: Andrew Dul, Matthew Wilder

Current Text (21 September 2021)

Problem Statement: Current ARIN policy prevents the use of leased-out addresses as evidence of utilization.

Policy statement:

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.”

Comments: This concise change informs staff that neither physical nor virtual circuits are required for a technical connection between LIR and customer.

Timetable for implementation: Immediate.

History and Earlier Versions

History
Action Date
Proposal 17 August 2021
Draft Policy 21 September 2021

Advisory Council

  • 16 September 2021

Board of Trustees

ARIN Public Policy Meetings