Category: Internet Governance

ARIN Membership: What’s Changed?

ARIN Membership: What’s Changed?

 • John Sweeting

With the introduction of our new membership structure, now more organizations have the opportunity to become an ARIN member and participate in ARIN governance.

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Five Cybersecurity Takeaways from the ARIN 48 Keynote and Panel

Five Cybersecurity Takeaways from the ARIN 48 Keynote and Panel

 • Leslie Nobile

Five takeaways from the ARIN 48 keynote and panel on cybersecurity issues, from the Colonial Pipeline to the future of network security

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NewIP, OTT, and ICTs: Highlights from our Work with the ITU

NewIP, OTT, and ICTs: Highlights from our Work with the ITU

 •  Anne-Rachel Inné & Einar Bohlin

Our Government Affairs Department shares an update about some of the interesting work they did with the ITU last year, including work on NewIP, OTT, and ICTs.

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COVID19 goes viral, the world goes online, finally!

COVID19 goes viral, the world goes online, finally!

 •  Anne-Rachel Inné & Einar Bohlin

Anne-Rachel Inné, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, shares an update on the important work her department has been involved in over this past year.

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GAPP Team Reports on the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2018 (ITU PP18)

GAPP Team Reports on the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2018 (ITU PP18)

 •  Anne-Rachel Inné & Einar Bohlin

The Government Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) Team continues its coverage of international events of importance to ARIN and associated international public policies related to the Internet.

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On the Way to the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference (PP18): The Americas Region Work on Common Proposals

On the Way to the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference (PP18): The Americas Region Work on Common Proposals

 •  Anne-Rachel Inné & Einar Bohlin

Anne-Rachel Inné and Einar Bohlin, Government Affairs and Public Policy team, share the latest updates about the work we've been involved with leading up to the 2018 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference.

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Multistakeholder vs. Multilateral - WSIS +10 Consultations at IGF

Multistakeholder vs. Multilateral - WSIS +10 Consultations at IGF

 • Cathy Handley

Day one at the Internet Governance Forum focused on the UN Consultation currently underway to review the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) outcomes. In 2005, when the original WSIS outcomes were accepted, they included the call for a ten-year overall review in order to take stock of the progress that has been made and to address gaps and areas for continued focus.

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IANA Stewardship Transition Update from ICANN 54

IANA Stewardship Transition Update from ICANN 54

 • John Sweeting

Last week I attended ICANN 54 in Dublin, Ireland. It was very busy week with several meetings and events scheduled every day. As a member of the Consolidated RIR IANA Stewardship Proposal (CRISP) Team and the Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC) my focus...

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Invitation to Review CRISP Draft Proposal

Invitation to Review CRISP Draft Proposal

 • John Sweeting

The ARIN Consolidated RIR IANA Stewardship Proposal (CRISP) team members, along with our colleagues from each of the other four RIRs, are hard at work preparing the proposal to submit to the IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group (ICG). We’ve had four conference calls so far in addition to an initial face-to-face meeting.  We held our most recent conference call yesterday on 18 December, and we are making good progress. The first draft of the Consolidated RIR IANA Transition Proposal is now available for review and comment. 

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The Sun Sets on the 2014 ITU Plenipot

The Sun Sets on the 2014 ITU Plenipot

 • Cathy Handley

As the sun rose in the ARIN region, the sun set on another Plenipot…In Busan, Republic of Korea, the main policy-making conference of International Telecommunications Union (ITU) just concluded after a long three weeks. This Plenipotentiary Conference (PP for short) is held every four years for Member States to decide on the future role of the organization. It’s funny how things change in four short years. At this time four years ago at the ITU PP in Guadalajara the mood was far from collegial. The RIR community was in attendance physically, but not there in the eyes of many of the Member States.

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