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Re: Policy Statement on Address Space Allocations

  • From: Sean Donelan
  • Date: Mon Jan 29 16:50:52 1996

>No, this isn't necessarily true.  Many providers assume that just
>because they received a /19 or whatever from its upstream ISP they
>will automatically receive a larger block from the InterNIC with
>no questions asked.  ISPs must show they've utilized any previously
>allocated blocks (whether from the InterNIC or from its upstream)
>efficiently to receive additional addresses.  Once they do this 
>than there's no problem receiving additional space.  If they have
>not shown proper utilization than in some cases they will receive
>a smaller block to start.  

I'm glad to hear the NIC has changed their policy on this since
we asked last year.

-- 
Sean Donelan, Data Research Associates, Inc, St. Louis, MO
  Affiliation given for identification not representation