Posts by John Curran

AFRINIC and the Stability of the Internet Number Registry System

AFRINIC and the Stability of the Internet Number Registry System

 • John Curran

John Curran addresses the ARIN community to provide insight into the nature of the dispute between AFRINIC and Cloud Innovation, highlighting some troublesome aspects of the ongoing litigation and reiterating ARIN’s unwavering support to AFRINIC and the African networking community.

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Update on ARIN COVID-19 Activities

Update on ARIN COVID-19 Activities

 • John Curran

John Curran, ARIN President & CEO, and Richard Jimmerson, COO, provide an update to our community about how ARIN is responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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Working Together to Prevent Number Resource Fraud

Working Together to Prevent Number Resource Fraud

 • John Curran

John Curran, ARIN CEO & President, refreshes TeamARIN readers about how ARIN handles Internet number resource fraud reporting and related investigations, and how you can work with us to prevent Internet number resource fraud.

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U.S. Federal Government Plans for IPv6-Only Readiness

U.S. Federal Government Plans for IPv6-Only Readiness

 • John Curran

On 2 March 2020, the United States Federal Government released a statement about their plan to transition the majority of U.S. Government networks and services to IPv6-only networks inside the next five years. We share the details of this statement and how ARIN is here to support you in your deployment.

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Going Green: Contributing to a More Sustainable Future

Going Green: Contributing to a More Sustainable Future

 • John Curran

At ARIN, we are committed to not only bettering the Internet and our community, but also the environment as well. John Curran, ARIN President and CEO, explains the steps we've taken to reduce our carbon footprint.

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IPv6 Outreach at ARIN

IPv6 Outreach at ARIN

 • John Curran

Over the years, our IPv6 outreach efforts have taken many forms, from direct customer outreach to appearances at tradeshows. John Curran, ARIN President & CEO shares what the future looks like as we continue to evolve our IPv6 messaging and outreach efforts.

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Personal Data Privacy Considerations at ARIN

Personal Data Privacy Considerations at ARIN

 • John Curran

Given the global nature of the Internet, how organizations handle personal data warrants increasingly close attention. With the recent regulatory changes in Europe, we decided to take a fresh look at our data privacy practices.

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Internet of Healthcare Things (IoHT) needs IPv6

Internet of Healthcare Things (IoHT) needs IPv6

 • John Curran

The Internet of Things promises an incredible opportunity to both patients and healthcare providers. This burgeoning revolution in healthcare technology has the potential to unleash an entire new category of connected devices and services that will make medicine more personal and, in turn, better.

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Looking Ahead at IPv4 Transfers in 2017

Looking Ahead at IPv4 Transfers in 2017

 • John Curran

Since the depletion of IPv4, transfer requests have been on the rise. While we have seen a 400% increase in completed transfers, that total doesn’t account for the complete number of requests received and processed by ARIN staff.

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3 Reasons Not to Delay your IPv6 Deployment

3 Reasons Not to Delay your IPv6 Deployment

 • John Curran

Lately there has been some remarkably bad advice circulating that suggests companies would be better off delaying their IPv6 deployment ­– effectively deferring their IPv6 efforts until there’s no other option. Deferring the roll out of IPv6 while the Internet is moving ahead with IPv6 is a flawed strategy with serious impacts to your business.

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Give Your Input on the IANA Stewardship Transition

Give Your Input on the IANA Stewardship Transition

 • John Curran

The community involved in making sure Internet numbering runs smoothly wants to make sure it continues to run smoothly for years to come. Since the news broke that the global Internet Community was to develop a proposal for stewardship of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) so that it could be contractually released from US government, there has been a lot of talk about how to proceed. Here in the ARIN region we’ve been keeping you up to date with developments...

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A Framework for Recent Internet Governance Discussions – From Montevideo Statement to 1net

A Framework for Recent Internet Governance Discussions – From Montevideo Statement to 1net

 • John Curran

Blog Post by John Curran, President and CEO, ARIN There have been many significant Internet Governance developments in the last several weeks, and so I’d like …

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