Posts by Sean Hopkins

Draft Policies Under Discussion at ARIN 48

Draft Policies Under Discussion at ARIN 48

 • Sean Hopkins

ARIN 48 is just around the corner! Sean Hopkins, Senior Policy Analyst, helps us get to know the draft policies up for discussion next week at the ARIN 48 Public Policy Meeting.

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Get to Know the Draft Policies Under Discussion at ARIN 47

Get to Know the Draft Policies Under Discussion at ARIN 47

 • Sean Hopkins

ARIN 47 is almost here! Have you booked your digital travel plans yet? Sean Hopkins, Senior Policy Analyst, helps us get to know the draft policies up for discussion next week at ARIN 47.

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Get to Know the Draft Policies Under Discussion At ARIN 46

Get to Know the Draft Policies Under Discussion At ARIN 46

 • Sean Hopkins

ARIN 46 is almost here! Have you booked your digital travel plans? Sean Hopkins, Policy Analyst, helps us get to know the draft policies up for discussion next week at ARIN 46.

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Get to Know the Draft Policies Under Discussion at ARIN 44

Get to Know the Draft Policies Under Discussion at ARIN 44

 • Sean Hopkins

Sean Hopkins, Policy Analyst, helps us get to know the draft policies up for discussion next week at ARIN 44 in Austin, Texas 31 October-November 1 2019.

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ARIN’s Policy Development Process - Coming Soon to Wherever You Are

ARIN’s Policy Development Process - Coming Soon to Wherever You Are

 • Sean Hopkins

Are you new to the Policy Development Process (PDP) at ARIN, or need a refresh before the meeting? Sean Hopkins, Policy Analyst, shares the details about his upcoming webinar.

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Get to Know the Draft Policies Under Discussion at ARIN 43

Get to Know the Draft Policies Under Discussion at ARIN 43

 • Sean Hopkins

Sean Hopkins, Policy Analyst, helps us get to know the draft policies up for discussion next week at ARIN 43 in Bridgetown, Barbados 7-10 April 2019.

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Get to Know the Draft Policies Under Discussion at ARIN 42

Get to Know the Draft Policies Under Discussion at ARIN 42

 • Sean Hopkins

Sean Hopkins, Policy Analyst, helps us get to know the draft policies up for discussion next week at ARIN 42 in Vancouver 4-5 October.

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Get To Know The Draft Policies Under Discussion At ARIN 41

Get To Know The Draft Policies Under Discussion At ARIN 41

 • Sean Hopkins

Will you be attending ARIN 41 in person or remotely? Start preparing by getting to know the draft policies we'll be discussing at the meeting next week!

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Get To Know The Draft Policies Under Discussion at ARIN 40

Get To Know The Draft Policies Under Discussion at ARIN 40

 • Sean Hopkins

With ARIN 40 next week, we're getting excited to bring our community together and facilitate one of our prime directives: the development of policy by the community for the management of IP addresses and Autonomous System Numbers.

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Get to know the Draft Policies Under Discussion

Get to know the Draft Policies Under Discussion

 • Sean Hopkins

With ARIN 39 just around the corner, we are excited to bring our community together and facilitate one of ARIN's prime directives: the development of policy by the community for the management of IP addresses and Autonomous System Numbers.

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ARIN Policies Start with You!

ARIN Policies Start with You!

 • Sean Hopkins

Check out our new video entitled "ARIN's Policy Development Process" to learn more about each step of the PDP, and become a part of the Internet's future today!

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Connecting with the Caribbean Internet Community

Connecting with the Caribbean Internet Community

 • Sean Hopkins

This past week, ARIN joined forces with the Latin America and Caribbean Network Information Centre (LACNIC) for the Caribbean Association of National Telecommunication Organizations’ (CANTO) 32nd Annual Conference & Trade Exhibition in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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CES 2015: Bringing IPv6 Answers to the World of Consumer Electronics

CES 2015: Bringing IPv6 Answers to the World of Consumer Electronics

 • Sean Hopkins

Last week ARIN set up shop in the Las Vegas Convention Center alongside a veritable ocean of technology experts and gadget gurus. From automotive technology to personal drones, one of CES’ main themes revolved around all the exciting ways that new devices could connect and take advantage of the Internet. ARIN Booth at CES. Most of the new gadgets at CES are identified by and will connect to the Internet using IP addresses, which are anything but new.

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IPv6 in Gotham City: Interop New York 2014

IPv6 in Gotham City: Interop New York 2014

 • Sean Hopkins

This week, ARIN trekked north to the wilds to Manhattan for Interop New York. Surrounded by networking gurus and cloud specialists, we were pleased, but hardly surprised, to see that IPv6 awareness has never been higher. Most passersby had already requested an IPv6 address block for testing purposes, and many were fully deploying it across their networks. Major roadblocks appear few and far between, and many organizations were simply waiting for their upstream providers to turn on IPv6 for them, or for their IPv4 allocations to run out. With nothing major getting in the way of IPv6 deployment, many eyes have turned to the dwindling pool of IPv4 remaining in the ARIN region, which, at the time of this posting, lies at a minute 0.66 /8 equivalents: down five percent from the beginning of Interop, and down nearly 50 percent since Interop Las Vegas ended in April of this year.

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Interop Las Vegas: Doubling Down on IPv6

Interop Las Vegas: Doubling Down on IPv6

 • Sean Hopkins

Last week, we carved out a corner of the Interop Las Vegas expo floor for any attendees with questions about IPv4, IPv6, ARIN technical services, and so forth. To our delight, we were flooded from start to finish with all manner of organizations from across the region, and questions on nearly every topic! The biggest topic, of course, is IPv6 adoption. More organizations asked us about how to get IPv6 deployed than ever before, and with good reason.

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The 12 Days of IPv6: Day 2, The Imminent Sign that IPv4 Addresses Are Near Extinction

The 12 Days of IPv6: Day 2, The Imminent Sign that IPv4 Addresses Are Near Extinction

 • Sean Hopkins

Thursday, February 3, 2011 marked the fateful day that the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) announced it allocated the last IPv4 Internet Protocol …

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Sneak Peek: What is ARIN up to This Fall?

Sneak Peek: What is ARIN up to This Fall?

 • Sean Hopkins

The summer months are just about over, but that doesn’t mean things are cooling down for Team ARIN. We’re keeping the trail hot with many stops all …

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Open-Source and Open-Minded: Notes from OSCON 2011

Open-Source and Open-Minded: Notes from OSCON 2011

 • Sean Hopkins

Last week ARIN trekked to the Pacific Northwest to check out the 2011 O’Reilly Open Source Convention in Portland, Oregon. The expo was only part of a …

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Interop Las Vegas 2011: IPv6 Adoption is No Gamble

Interop Las Vegas 2011: IPv6 Adoption is No Gamble

 • Sean Hopkins

Earlier this month ARIN joined dozens of other organizations on the show floor of Interop Las Vegas 2011! Surrounded by multitudes of enterprise-focused …

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Mind your Fours and Sixes: Common Questions about IPv4 and IPv6

Mind your Fours and Sixes: Common Questions about IPv4 and IPv6

 • Sean Hopkins

Since we started the Team ARIN microsite, there have been a few common misconceptions that we have seen repeatedly in news coverage about IPv4 and IPv6. The …

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Remote Participation: Start a Long-Distance Relationship With ARIN!

Remote Participation: Start a Long-Distance Relationship With ARIN!

 • Sean Hopkins

The ARIN XXVII Public Policy and Members Meeting is coming up fast! ARIN holds these open Public Policy and Members Meetings so that the community can gather to …

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Join Us in San Juan: Apply to the ARIN Meetings Fellowship Program

Join Us in San Juan: Apply to the ARIN Meetings Fellowship Program

 • Sean Hopkins

As the old song goes, “Baby, it’s cold outside”, at least it is here at the ARIN offices. No matter what Mother Nature has in store for you, …

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What to Ask Your Vendors About IPv6

What to Ask Your Vendors About IPv6

 • Sean Hopkins

When visiting CES this week, or in your next call to your vendors, there are some important questions you want to ask about IPv6 before you invest in new …

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ARIN at CES: What Happens in Vegas Won't Stay There

ARIN at CES: What Happens in Vegas Won't Stay There

 • Sean Hopkins

This week, ARIN comes to you from the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada! We’re awash in a sea of consumer electronics vendors, all of …

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Scraping the Bottom of the Barrel

Scraping the Bottom of the Barrel

 • Sean Hopkins

We’ve been yelling to the rafters for a couple of years now about how we’re running out of IPv4 address space. We hope you heard us and that …

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ITU Plenipotentiary Results

ITU Plenipotentiary Results

 • Sean Hopkins

The 2010 Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-10) of the International Telecommunications Union concluded 22 October in Guadalajara, Mexico. This three-week event …

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