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ARIN Bits: June 2022

ARIN Bits: June 2022

 • Christina Paladeau

Summer has arrived and so has our June 2022 edition of ARIN Bits! Find out what we have been up to this past quarter, including Bylaws and Election changes, instructional webinars, current policy proposals and consultations, and much more.

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An ARIN Fellow’s Experience: Opening Doors to a Future in the Internet Industry

An ARIN Fellow’s Experience: Opening Doors to a Future in the Internet Industry

 • James Hulce

ARIN 49 Virtual Fellowship Program alumnus James Hulce shares why he applied for the program, the highlights of his participation, and the impact it has had on his interest and involvement in the ARIN community as he prepares for a career in Internet infrastructure.

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ARIN Leadership Development Series On-Demand Videos Now Available

ARIN Leadership Development Series On-Demand Videos Now Available

 • Hollis Kara

Looking to take on a leadership role in the ARIN community? We just launched two new instructional videos on Governance and Policy that explain how ARIN fits into the larger Internet governance community, our election cycle, the composition and responsibilities of the ARIN Advisory Council and Board of Trustees, and how you can get involved.

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What Changes Are Coming to ARIN Elections in 2022?

What Changes Are Coming to ARIN Elections in 2022?

 • Jason Byrne

With the recent revisions to ARIN Bylaws and other documents, you may be wondering: Who can make nominations, and what should a nominee expect throughout the process? What qualifications are the Nomination Committee looking for? How are those qualifications used to decide the slate of candidates? Who can vote? We’ve got you covered with answers to these questions and more.

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Achieving Network Autonomy

Achieving Network Autonomy

 • Jon Worley

Do you have autonomy over your network? Have you considered what happens to your network if you decide to switch providers or if your Internet Service Provider (ISP) asks you to return the IP addresses they assigned to you? Getting space directly from ARIN is the way to ensure true autonomy over your network. Let's talks about why.

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Top 5 Reasons to Apply for an ARIN Community Grant

Top 5 Reasons to Apply for an ARIN Community Grant

 • Amanda Gauldin

Wondering whether you should submit an application or if your project would be a good fit for the ARIN Community Grant Program? We think it’s well worth the consideration, but don’t just take our word for it! Here are the top five reasons to apply — backed by the experiences of past grant recipients in their own words.

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The Time Is Still Now for IPv6

The Time Is Still Now for IPv6

 • Jonathan S. Weissman

Why can’t IPv6 be avoided? How insanely big is the IPv6 address space, and can we actually run out of IPv6 addresses? Is IPv6 faster and more secure than IPv4? IPv6 Evangelist Jonathan Weissman answers these questions and more to increase understanding of IPv6 as its adoption expands.

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International Digital Standards: A Case for the Involvement of Actors in the ARIN Service Region

International Digital Standards: A Case for the Involvement of Actors in the ARIN Service Region

 • Kristina Hojstricova

Kristina Hojstricova of Diplo US shares the findings of their ARIN Community Grant-funded study of the involvement of small, developing countries in the ARIN region in international standardization processes.

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IPv4, IPv6 … What Happened to All the Other Numbers?

IPv4, IPv6 … What Happened to All the Other Numbers?

 • Jonathan S. Weissman

Does frequent talk of IPv4 and IPv6 have you wondering about the other Internet Protocol version numbers? The ones that come before and in between 4 and 6? Or even after? Let's take a look at the history and current state of those oft' unspoken versions.

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