In the second half of 2010 the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) started sending emails to all Points Of Contact (POCs) registered in the ARIN Whois database. Since then, I have been seeing more and more chatter about these emails – including increased traffic here on my blog. Because I am at least partially […]
The ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2010 (PP-10) recently concluded. The conference took place in Guadalajara, Mexico from Monday the 4th to Friday the 22nd of October, 2010. Many in the Internet community have long expected that this conference would focus heavily on what the ITU often calls ICT (Information and Communication Technology), what most of us […]
I am humbled and honored to be selected to serve on the AC at this key time in the Internet’s history. In less than a year (likely far less), we will run out of free/unallocated IPv4 addresses. This will (and already is) bring many challenges to bear for all of us, perhaps especially for those committed to providing stewardship for the Internet. I salute everyone willing to take on that burden and am extremely grateful that you selected me to continue my work in this area as a member of the AC.
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 […]
[UPDATE 27-SEP-2011: Draft Policy ARIN-2010-14 has been implemented in ARIN NRPM 2011.4!] The History I first submitted policy proposal 109 in early February. After discussion and feedback on PPML, I revised the draft twice; ending up with v3 in early March. Apparently, that revision was submitted too late to make it onto the draft policy […]
Yep, I have been nominated (again) as a potential candidate for the ARIN Advisory Council in this year’s election. I am extremely honored that other ARIN members think highly enough of me to put my name forward for this position. Thank you! I will wait until my candidacy becomes official before laying out my “platform” […]
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 […]