Meeting of the ARIN Advisory Council - 20 May 2021

via Teleconference

Draft Minutes

These minutes are DRAFT. They have been reviewed by the ARIN Advisory Council prior to posting. These minutes will remain draft until they are reviewed and approved by the ARIN Advisory Council at their next regularly scheduled meeting.

Attendees:

  • Leif Sawyer, Chair (LS)
  • Owen DeLong (OD)
  • Andrew Dul (AD)
  • Gary Giesen (GG)
  • Kat Hunter, Vice Chair (KH)
  • Anita Nikolich (AN)
  • Joe Provo (JP)
  • Alyssa Quinn (AQ)
  • Kerrie Richards (KR)
  • Rob Seastrom (RS)
  • Chris Tacit (CT)
  • Alicia Trotman (AT)
  • Matthew Wilder (MW)

ARIN Staff:

  • Michael Abejuela, (MA) General Counsel
  • Richard Jimmerson, (COO) Chief Operating Officer
  • John Curran, President & CEO
  • Sean Hopkins, (SH) Senior Policy Analyst
  • John Sweeting, (CCO) Chief Customer Officer

ARIN Board:

  • Paul Andersen, Board Chair

Regrets:

  • Amy Potter
  • Alison Wood

1. Welcome

The Chair called the meeting to order at 4:07 p.m. ET. The presence of a quorum was noted. The Chair acknowledged regrets from AP and AW.

2. Agenda Review

The Chair reviewed the agenda with the Council noting that ARIN-Edit-2020-9 and ARIN-2021-1 would be discussed earlier in the agenda. The Chair called for any comments. There were no comments.

3. Approval of the Minutes

(Exhibit A)

It was moved by AT, and seconded by JP, that:

“The ARIN Advisory Council approves the Minutes of 15 April 2021, as written.”

The Chair called for discussion. There were no comments.

The motion carried with no objections.

4. Draft Policy ARIN-2020-6: Allowance for IPv4 Allocation “Swap” Transactions via 8.3 Specified Transfers and 8.4 Inter-RIR Transfers

OD stated that he and AP will be editing and circulating a revised version to Public Policy Mailing List (PPML) shortly.

AT stated that the Last Call period ended on 5 May with several positive comments.

KR joined the call at this time.

It was moved by AT, and seconded by KH, that:

“The ARIN Advisory Council, having completed a successful Policy Development Process for ‘Recommended Draft Policy ARIN 2020-7: 4.4 gTLD Micro-Allocation Clarification,’ recommends it to the ARIN Board of Trustees for adoption.”

The Chair called for discussion. There were no comments.

The motion carried with 12 in favor (LS, OD, AD, GG, KH, AQ, JP, RS, CT, AT, AW, MW), and one abstention (KR), via roll call vote.

KR stated that the policy shepherds held a teleconference with the Number Resource Policy Manual (NRPM) Working Group and agreed to discuss separating changes into editorial and non-editorial on a follow-up call next week to determine the next steps.

7. Draft Policy ARIN 2021-2: Special Use IPv4 Space Out of Scope for Purposes of Determining Waitlist Eligibility

KR stated that little feedback has been received and that fostering further discussion is needed. She stated that there is no action to take at this time.

JP stated that the Last Call period had expired, and no additional feedback was received - apart from pointing out a single typo, which will be corrected by staff.

It was moved by JP, and seconded by OD, that:

“The ARIN Advisory Council, having completed a successful Policy Development Process for ‘Recommended Draft Policy ARIN-2020-8: Clarify and Update 4.2.1.2 Annual Renewal Fee,’ recommends it to the ARIN Board of Trustees for adoption.”

The Chair called for discussion. There were no comments.

The motion carried with 13 in favor (LS, OD, AD, GG, KH, AQ, JP, KR, RS, CT, AT, AW, MW), via roll call vote.

9. Draft Policy ARIN 2020-10: Removal of Requirement to Demonstrate Utilization of Reassignments and Reallocations for ISPs Seeking Initial Allocation from ARIN

RS stated that the policy shepherds intend to foster discussion one last time on the PPML, and possibly abandon the draft policy at the next AC teleconference in June.

The Chair called for further discussion. There were no comments.

10. Draft Policy ARIN-edit- 2020-11: Add Textual Description for the Number Resource Hierarchy Image in Section 2

AD stated that the editorial review had just concluded today; therefore, the policy shepherds will discuss this policy ahead of the regularly scheduled AC meeting in June.

11. Draft Policy ARIN 2021-1: ASN Clarifications to Sections 2, 8 and 10

AN stated that there was little feedback since ARIN 47, apart from the concern of Section 10 impacting global policy. The draft policy was edited to remove all Section 10 language.

It was moved by AN, and seconded by GG, that:

“The ARIN Advisory Council accepts “Draft Policy ARIN 2020-11: Add Textual Description for the Number Resource Hierarchy Image in Section 2” as an Editorial Change.”

The Chair called for discussion. There were no comments.

The motion carried with 13 in favor (LS, OD, AD, GG, KH, AQ, JP, KR, RS, CT, AT, AW, MW), via roll call vote.

12. ARIN AC Working Groups

  • Number Resource Policy Manual Working Group (NRPM WG). JP stated that the NRPM WG met with staff and reviewed a draft Charter, which has been posted to the AC’s Wiki. He further stated that the WG is coordinating with the policy shepherds of ARIN-edit-2020-9, preparing significant work on Section 6 that is nearly ready to submit, and is preparing definitional work and formatting on Section 12 - all of which will be completed shortly.

  • Policy Development Process Working Group (PDP WG). AD stated that the WG discussed the feedback received from staff on their draft of the PDP, and they will be discussing the further evolution of the draft at their next WG meeting in June.

  • Policy Experience Report Working Group (PER WG). AM stated that the WG Charter is approved and that the group will review the latest PER next week.

13. Any Other Business

The Chair called for any other business.

  • Changes in AC Member Affiliation or Employment. AQ noted that the change to her last name is underway. The Chair acknowledged.
  • ARIN Nominations Committee. The Chair noted that the call for candidate’s questions closes at 5:00 p.m. ET and urged AC members to submit questions if they desired.

14. Adjournment

The Chair entertained a motion to adjourn at 4:30 p.m. ET. RS moved to adjourn, seconded by CT. The meeting adjourned with no objections.