[members-discuss] Proposal for New RIPE NCC Charging Scheme Model
Frank Louwers frank at openminds.be
Mon Jul 9 16:00:05 CEST 2012
On 9 Jul 2012, at 15:23, Nigel Titley wrote: Dear Nigel, What would prevent a large LIR from picking "small" each year? Are you counting on shame and blame? How much % of the members is (currently) Small? As I have the impression it does get more expensive for them! Regards, Frank > Dear Colleagues, > > In recent years, there has been much discussion about the RIPE NCC > Charging Scheme. The RIPE NCC Executive Board welcomes this feedback > and > has followed the discussion on the members-discuss mailing list and at > RIPE NCC General Meetings. A Charging Scheme Task Force was > established > with representatives from different membership categories, as well as > members of the RIPE NCC Executive Board and RIPE NCC staff, in order > to > provide recommendations for updating the Charging Scheme model. > > In response to the feedback from members and the Charging Scheme Task > Force, the RIPE NCC Executive Board has developed a proposal for a new > Charging Scheme model. In very broad terms, this model creates a > simplified fee structure where the majority of members pay the same > fee. > The income derived from these membership fees covers the majority of > the > RIPE NCC’s operational costs. > > The proposal is available at: > www.ripe.net/lir-services/ncc/gm/september-2012/ > > We have produced this proposal in answer to members’ discussion of > the > current Charging Scheme model and by following, as closely as > possible, > the recommendations of the Charging Scheme Task Force. The purpose of > publishing this proposal now is to encourage RIPE NCC members to look > at > the proposed new model and to give their feedback. > > The Executive Board will be meeting again in early August 2012 to > finalise the proposal that will be presented for a formal vote at the > RIPE NCC General Meeting 2012. We urge you to send us any comments or > concerns you have about the proposed model by the end of July. Please > send your feedback on this proposal to the members-discuss mailing > list > (members-discuss at ripe.net). > > As ever, if you have any questions or concerns, you can also contact > the > RIPE NCC Executive Board directly at: exec-board at ripe.net > > Regards, > > Nigel Titley > RIPE NCC Executive Board Chairman > > ---- > If you don't want to receive emails from the RIPE NCC members-discuss > mailing list, please log in to your LIR Portal account and go to the > general page: > https://lirportal.ripe.net/general/view > > Click on "Edit my LIR details", under "Subscribed Mailing Lists". From > here, you can add or remove addresses.