The following draft policies are currently on the AC’s docket and will be discussed at ARIN XXIX in Vancouver.
An update on policy changes that are no longer under discussion, because they have been adopted by the ARIN Board and implemented by ARIN staff. While these policies will not be discussed at ARIN XXIX, they are important to understand for two reasons. First, they have altered the ARIN Number Resource Policy Manual (NRPM) which may affect your next interaction with ARIN. Second, they provide some background and history on the current policy debates. You may be able to glean a sense of where the ARIN community’s focus is (or at least has most recently been) by understanding the policy changes which have made it through to adoption following the previous PPM.
At long last, there is a shared transition space available for all who need it: 100.64.0.0/10 The whois comments provide a brief explanation of this new block: This block is used as Shared Address Space. […] Shared Address Space can only be used in Service Provider networks or on routing equipment that is able to […]
As a member of the ARIN Advisory Council (AC), I have to stay up to date on all of the goings on in the world of ARIN policy development (that’s kind of the point of the AC). These policy changes affect many people but are fairly hard to keep track of for most (most engineers […]
Since I’m starting to speak more publicly and more often, I thought I’d throw out a schedule so that folks will know where I’ll be. So, to kick that off, here is my next 3 months of speaking engagements: LACNIC XVI / LACNOG 2011 / Internet ON 3 to 7 October 2011 Buenos Aires, Argentina […]
The American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) announced today (27 September 2011) the publication of ARIN Number Resource Policy Manual (NRPM) version 2011.4. As an active member of the ARIN community and an elected member of the ARIN Advisory Council (AC), I am always excited to see new policies implemented (yes, I’m a special breed […]
[UPDATE 27-SEP-2011: Draft Policy ARIN-2010-14 has been implemented in ARIN NRPM 2011.4!] Well, I am a little late bringing this notice here but better that then never I guess… On 15 February 2011 the ARIN Board of Trustees adopted the following policy: Draft Policy ARIN-2010-14: Standardize IP Reassignment Registration Requirements https://www.arin.net/policy/proposals/2010_14.html This policy will be […]
I just sat in on a call/talk/presentation by Leo Vegoda (the guy who operates the IANA for ICANN) on IPv6. Overall, it was a great primer on IPv6, the exhaustion of IPv4 and the future of Internet addressing. One idea that I would especially like to echo here is his suggestion for everyone to send […]
Here we go again! As what might be my last act as a “regular” member of the ARIN community, I have decided to launch a discussion petition of ARIN-prop-125, Efficient Utilization of IPv4 Requires Dual-Stack.