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Read-only list open to the general public. It is a daily report of IPv4, IPv6, and Autonomous System Number (ASN) resources issued directly by ARIN, and resources returned to ARIN’s free pool.
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Open to the general public. Used in conjunction with the ARIN Consultation and Suggestion Process (ACSP) to gather comments, this is open for comments on any active consultation or suggestion. For those who would like to submit suggestions to ARIN, please review the ACSP and submit questions using the ACSP Suggestion Form.
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Global Mailing Lists - ASO
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HTML versions of mailing list archives are available for each list through the links above. Full text archives of all ARIN mailing lists are available at: ftp://ftp.arin.net/pub/mailing_lists/
|List Archive||Last Post|
|Services Working Group||19 January 2018|
|IANA Transition||9 June 2016|
|ARIN Whois-RWS Pilot||05 September 2010|
|ARIN RPKI Pilot||09 July 2009|
|ARIN RESTful Provisioning Interfaces||N/A|
|IPv6 Working Group||1 March 2005|
|Database Implementation Working Group||30 December 2004|
|Routing Table Measurement and Analysis||6 July 2004|
|NRR-Blueprint||10 September 2003|
|IP Allocations Policies Working Group||26 March 2003|
|Community Learning and Education Working Group (CLEW)||7 November 2002|
|Virtual Webhosting Committee||31 July 2001|
|NAIPR||3 November 1997|