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Calculating IPv4 Run Rate: How to Make Your Own Projections – Guest Blog

Calculating IPv4 Run Rate: How to Make Your Own Projections – Guest Blog

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Have you seen projections of when each RIR will run out of IPv4 space, and wondered where that information came from or even how you could come up with your …

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Exploring IPv6: What IPv6 Means For the Internet of Things

Exploring IPv6: What IPv6 Means For the Internet of Things

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Imagine a time when your refrigerator will be able to report inventory and let you know when you’re running low on eggs, your flowerpots tweet when they …

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ARIN XXIX: What Was It All About?

ARIN XXIX: What Was It All About?

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We haven’t been gone long, but we miss Vancouver already. ARIN XXIX, our most recent Public Policy and Members Meeting, was a huge success. In three short …

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Four /8 Blocks Allocated to the RIRs â€" 2.73% Remains at IANA

Four /8 Blocks Allocated to the RIRs â€" 2.73% Remains at IANA

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Posted: Tuesday, 30 November 2010 Today, 30 November 2010, the IANA allocated four /8s to the RIRs: 23/8 and 100/8 to ARIN and 5/8 and 37/8 to RIPE NCC. This …

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ARIN XXVI is just around the corner!

ARIN XXVI is just around the corner!

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It’s nearly time for the ARIN XXVI Public Policy and Members Meeting in Atlanta, next week from 6-8 October, just after NANOG 50, 3-5 October. It is all …

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Having Your Say in ARIN Elections

Having Your Say in ARIN Elections

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__“People often say that, in a democracy, decisions are made by a majority of the people. Of course, that is not true. Decisions are made by a majority of …

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Linking It All Together

Linking It All Together

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Late last year, ARIN officially joined the world of social media, launching a Twitter account, a Facebook account, and a YouTube channel. We followed that up by …

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ARIN and IPv6 at Def Con

ARIN and IPv6 at Def Con

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[Editor’s Note: Below is a guest blog from the ARIN Network Operations Manager, Matt Ryanczak. This was originally posted on the Def Con blog at …

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Your Guide to Policy Proposals Under Discussion

Your Guide to Policy Proposals Under Discussion

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Every year, ARIN and the North American Network Operators' Group (NANOG) combine forces for a week-long technical and policy extravaganza. NANOG’s …

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IPv6? There's a wiki for that! (And much more.)

IPv6? There's a wiki for that! (And much more.)

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At Team ARIN we like to bang the IPv6 adoption tambourine. We’re happy to tell you all about the issues related to IPv4 depletion and provide the …

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IPv4: Hoarding and Black Markets and Fraud, Oh My!

IPv4: Hoarding and Black Markets and Fraud, Oh My!

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Team ARIN has been talking a lot about IPv6, why you need it, how to get it, and how to deploy it â€" but what about IPv4? Ever wonder what ARIN is doing to protect this rapidly diminishing resource? As IPv4 runout approaches, we figure the likelihood of nefarious behavior will increase, so our community is taking action to use resources judiciously and limit abuses.

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Guest Blog: Reflection on ARIN XXV

Guest Blog: Reflection on ARIN XXV

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[Editor’s Note: Below is a guest blog from the ARIN XXV Meeting Fellow from Canada, Steve Bertrand. This was originally posted at …

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"Name The Dude" Contest Winner

"Name The Dude" Contest Winner

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As we mentioned in our last blog, we have a new outreach booth. When we got it all up and running, though, we realized … this poor guy doesn’t have …

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Live from Toronto!

Live from Toronto!

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The ARIN XXV Public Policy and Members Meeting is well underway, and it’s going great! We’ve got about 150 people here in Toronto and over 60 more …

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Welcome to the new TeamARIN site!

Welcome to the new TeamARIN site!

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We’ll use this site to update you on the outreach and educational activities we’re doing in our region to spread the word about ARIN’s …

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The ARIN XXV Public Policy and Members Meeting

The ARIN XXV Public Policy and Members Meeting

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The ARIN XXV Public Policy and Members Meeting will be in Toronto from 18-21 April. We’ll bring industry professionals, government representatives, and …

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Getting Resources from ARIN

Getting Resources from ARIN

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Getting Internet number resources like IPv4 and IPv6 address space and ASNs is a relatively simple and straightforward process. The official request forms and …

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IPv4 / IPv6: The Bottom Line

IPv4 / IPv6: The Bottom Line

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We started hearing about IPv4 depletion in the mid-1990s, when distribution mechanisms and classful addressing made it a legitimate concern. Then the IETF did …

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