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Meeting of the ARIN Advisory Council

Thursday, 2 November 2006
Teleconference

Minutes

Attendees:

  • Alec Peterson, (AP) Vice Chair
  • Dan Alexander (DA) 
  • Paul Andersen (PA)
  • Cathy Aronson (CA)
  • Marla Azinger (MA)
  • Leo Bicknell (LB)
  • Bill Darte (BD)
  • Mark Kosters (MK)
  • Matt Pounsett (MP)
  • Lea Roberts (LR)         
  • Alex Rubenstein (AR)
  • Robert Seastrom (RS)
  • Stacy Taylor (ST)

ARIN Staff:

  • Einar Bohlin, Policy Analyst
  • Nate Davis, Director of Operations
  • Richard Jimmerson, Director of External Relations
  • Ray Plzak, President & CEO

ARIN Counsel:

  • Stephen M. Ryan

Apologies:

  • Ron da Silva

Absent:

  • Suzanne Woolf

1. Welcome

The Vice Chair called the meeting to order at 4:04 p.m. EST. The presence of a quorum was noted. The Vice Chair led the meeting due to the absence of the Chair.

2. Agenda Bashing

The Vice Chair called for any comments.  There were no comments.

3. Approval of the Minutes

ST moved that:

"The ARIN Advisory Council approves the Minutes of October 12, 2006 as written."

This was seconded by MP. The motion carried unanimously.

4. Policy Proposal 2006-2: Micro-Allocations for Internal Infrastructure

This proposal ended ‘last call' on
October 27, 2006. ST stated that there was no discussion on the PPML, but there was strong consensus at the ARIN meeting.

ST moved that:

The ARIN Advisory Council, based on comments from stakeholders expressed either at the ARIN XVIII Public Policy meeting, or on the ARIN public policy mailing list, having reviewed the comments collected during the Last Call period, and noting that the Internet Resource Policy Evaluation Process has been followed, recommends that the ARIN Board of Trustees adopt Policy Proposal 2006-2: Micro-Allocations for Internal Infrastructure."

This was seconded by CA.  The Vice Chair called for discussion. There were no comments. 

The motion carried with 13 in favor and one against (MA).

5. Policy Proposal 2006-3: Capturing Originations in Templates

This proposal ended ‘last call' on
October 27, 2006. MK stated that nothing was said during last call regarding this proposal.

MK moved that:

The ARIN Advisory Council, based on comments from stakeholders expressed either at the ARIN XVIII Public Policy meeting, or on the ARIN public policy mailing list, having reviewed the comments collected during the Last Call period, and noting that the Internet Resource Policy Evaluation Process has been followed, recommends that the ARIN Board of Trustees adopt Policy Proposal 2006-3: Capturing Originations in Templates."

This was seconded by AR.  The Vice Chair called for discussion. There were no comments. 

The motion carried with 13 in favor and one against (DA).

6. Policy Proposal 2006-7

Changes to IPv6 Initial Allocation Criteria. The Vice Chair called for volunteers to shepherd this new proposal. MA, LR, RS volunteered.  RP stated that, in the opinion ARIN staff, this proposal removed any criteria for allocations of IPv6 address space to ISPs. The Vice Chair requested the three shepherds to coordinate a message to the author to this effect and share this concern. All agreed.

7. Policy Proposal: Reinstatement of PGP Authentication Method

The Vice Chair stated that this proposal and two others concerning authentication methods had been recently submitted. He stated that staff comments concerning these three proposals were posted to the AC's list. The AC reviewed the comments and discussion ensued. LB stated he felt that working to revise this proposal and move it forward would be beneficial. 

BD moved that:

"The ARIN Advisory Council, having reviewed the proposed policy entitled, 'Reinstatement of PGP Authentication Method', desires to work with the author to revise said policy proposal, and to share staff comments w/the author."

This was seconded by LB. The Chair called for any discussion. There were no comments.

The motion carried unanimously via roll call. The Vice Chair called for shepherds.  LB, BD, and PA volunteered to be responsible for all three of the policy proposals under initial review.

8. Policy Proposal: Documentation of the X.509 Authentication Method

PA moved that:

"The ARIN Advisory Council, having reviewed the proposed policy entitled, 'Documentation of the X.509 Authentication Method', desires to work with the author to revise said policy proposal, and to share staff comments w/the author."

This was seconded by MP. The Chair called for any discussion. There were no comments.

The motion carried unanimously via roll call.

9. Policy Proposal: Documentation of the Mail-From Authentication Method

BD moved that:

"The ARIN Advisory Council, having reviewed the proposed policy entitled, 'Documentation of the Mail-From Authentication Method', desires to work with the author to revise said policy proposal, and to share staff comments w/the author."

This was seconded by CA.  The Chair called for any discussion. There were no comments. 

The motion carried unanimously via roll call.

10. AC Projects

A. Number Resource Policy Manual (NRPM) IPv6 Editing.  LR stated there was no update at this time.

B. PPML Polling.  DA stated he had sent a presentation to the AC via email. The Vice Chair asked the Council if they felt ARIN staff should investigate the issue further. PA stated he felt it was a good idea and was in favor of further research by staff. BD wanted to see staff's comments and Counsel's comments as well.

It was the sense of the AC to have ARIN staff investigate the issue further. The Vice Chair and the AC thanked DA for his work.

11. Any Other Business

Vice Chair asked for any other business. There was no other business.

12. Adjournment

The Chair entertained a motion to adjourn at 4:27 p.m. EST. BD moved to adjourn, and this was seconded by LB. The motion carried unanimously.