I have been asked to present draft policy 2010-14 to the ARIN Government Working Group (AGWG) during their meeting tomorrow morning. The proposed policy formally codifies many best current practices for IPv4 reassignment registration and fills in many holes in current IPv6 WHOIS policy as well.
ARIN XXVI is fast approaching and that means that the 2010 ARIN Elections are almost upon us. First and foremost I would like to remind/encourage/demand that everyone who is eligible to vote gets registered! The dead line to register is Tuesday, 21 September – which is only 4 days away! As I reported in an […]
Global Policy for IPv4 Allocations by the IANA Post Exhaustion I have been working with a team of other concerned netizens on a new global policy proposal since the spring ARIN meeting in Toronto. It started as a lunch time conversation and grew from there. The idea was spurred by last year’s attempt to enact […]
On Sunday (18-April-2010) I presented my policy proposal “Standardize IP Reassignment Registration Requirements” during the open policy hour here at ARIN XXV. Some of my slides pack a lot of text into them and therefor were probably not able to be read on screen in real time – for that reason, I have posted the […]
I am very pleased (and a little proud) to announce that policy 2008-7: Annual WHOIS POC Validation has been adopted by the ARIN Board of Trustees! If you have been following my blog (or the ARIN PPML) for awhile, you will know that I am one of the four authors of this policy – hence […]
What can Thomas Jefferson teach us about the Internet? At first this may seem an absurd question. Who would imagine that a man who died more than a century before the Internet was even considered, could teach us about such a modern concept as cyberspace? Why should we turn to a man who was born […]
I finally got around to watching the recording of Lawrence Lessig‘s 15 May speech “the search for a moose” (inspired at least in part by “In Search of Jefferson’s Moose“) in Berlin at a Heinrich Böll Foundation event. Although I have seen many of his remix examples before, I still enjoy watching them and they […]
The new and improved ARIN policy proposal ‘2008-7’ is now titled “Identify Invalid WHOIS POC’s” and should make its appearance back on the ppml in time for discussion at ARIN XXIII.
Press Release from Roger Doiron, founder of Kitchen Gardeners International and Eat the View: Maine Gardener Appeals to the Next ‘Eater-in-Chief’ Roger Doiron, an organic gardener from Scarborough, Maine may have less than a third of an acre to work with in his own yard, but it hasn’t stopped him from thinking big. Over the […]