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ARIN 31 Public Policy Meeting Day 1 Notes - 22 April 2013

Table of Contents

Opening and Announcements

Speaker: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Transcript

John Curran opened the meeting and welcomed those in attendance.

John began the first day of the ARIN 31 Public Policy Meeting by making meeting-related announcements and introducing those present from the ARIN Board of Trustees, the ARIN Advisory Council, and the Number Resource Organization (NRO) Number Council. He also acknowledged the colleagues from the other Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) in attendance and introduced ARIN's management team and Meeting Fellowship recipients. John continued with the following announcements:

  • 134 total registered ARIN attendees, including 9 from Canada, 57 from the United States, 25 from the Caribbean, and 15 from outside the ARIN region. There were 28 registered remote participants.
  • Thank you to the network connectivity sponsor, LIME.
  • John discussed the First Timers' Breakfast and held the First Timers' Raffle, which was won by Amy Sansbury.

John reviewed the meeting rules, meeting agenda and the printed materials given to each attendee.
At the beginning of the meeting, approximately 80 people were in attendance. Paul Andersen moderated discussions throughout the day.

[ARIN offered the opportunity for remote participation throughout the meeting. Comments from remote participants are read aloud at the meeting and are integrated into the meeting report. There were approximately 36 individuals viewing the meeting webcast throughout the proceedings, and 30 registered remote participants.]

AC On-Docket Proposals Report

Speaker: John Sweeting, Chair, ARIN Advisory Council
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

John Sweeting provided a presentation of the current policy proposals on the AC docket.

Highlights included:

  • Thank you to the outgoing and incoming Advisory Council members
  • An overview of the Advisory Council's lunch table topics

There were no comments or questions from the floor at the conclusion of the presentation.

Regional PDP Report

Speaker: Einar Bohlin, ARIN Senior Policy Analyst
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

Einar Bohlin provided a presentation on policies and proposals throughout the five RIRs.

Highlights included:

  • Overview of ARIN draft policies being discussed within other RIRs
  • Samples of proposals under discussion at all five RIRs
  • Overview of mailing list discussions at all five RIRs

Questions were then taken from the floor. Highlights included:

  • Clarification on RIPE NCC's discussion of non-needs-based IPv4 requests
  • Request for more information about ARIN's draft policies/proposals on an annual basis

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

Internet Number Resource Status Report

Speaker: Leslie Nobile, Director, ARIN Registration Services
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

Leslie Nobile provided a presentation on current global Internet number resource statistics.

Highlights included:

  • Status of IPv4 Address Space
  • IPv4 Address Space Issued by all RIRs
  • Status of ASNs and which RIRs have issued them
  • 4-byte ASN assignments
  • IPv6 address space

Questions were then taken from the floor. Highlights included:

  • Clarification regarding the number of IP address allocations by number as it compares to IP address allocations by recipient
  • Request for information regarding issues making use of 4-byte ASNs

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

IPv6 IAB/IETF Activities Report

Speaker: Cathy Aronson, ARIN Advisory Council
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

Cathy Aronson provided an update regarding IAB/IETF activities since the previous ARIN meeting.

Highlights included:

  • IPv6 Maintenance Workgroup activities
  • ISOC Briefing Panel
  • SDN Working Group activities
  • Transport Area Working Group activities
  • Softwire Working Group activities
  • IntArea activities
  • History of the Internet BOF
  • V6 Operations activities
  • LISP Working Group activities

Questions were then taken from the floor. Highlights included:

  • Thanks for attending the meetings and building the presentation

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

ARIN-2012-2: IPv6 Subsequent Allocations Utilization Requirement

Introduction: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Speaker: Heather Schiller, ARIN Advisory Council
Introduction: PDF PPTX
Transcript

John Curran presented an introduction to the proposal. Highlights included:

  • Advisory Council shepherds: Heather Schiller and Cathy Aronson
  • Introduced on PPML in November 2011 (ARIN-prop-159), designated as a draft policy in February 2012, and designated as a recommended draft policy in March 2013
  • Current version: 21 March 2013
  • This draft policy was discussed at ARIN XXIX , ARIN XXX, and the PPC at NANOG 57
  • There is no similar proposal under consideration at any other RIR
  • Presentation of Staff Impact Analysis, Legal Review, Staff Comments, and overview of PPML discussion activity

Heather Schiller continued by presenting the text of the proposal and then the rationale.

Paul Andersen moderated discussion.

Discussion highlights included:

  • Clarification on the current text as it relates to qualifying for space
  • Discussion concerning the aggregation point where utilization is counted

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

At the end of discussion, Paul Andersen asked for a show of hands to determine those in favor and those against the draft policy (remote participants were invited to participate). After the tally was conducted, Paul stated that this information would be provided to the Advisory Council for use in its deliberations.

AFRINIC Report

Speaker: Adiel Akplogan, CEO, AFRINIC
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

Adiel provided a presentation on AFRINIC activities since the previous ARIN meeting.

Highlights included:

  • AFRINIC at a glance
    • Staff overview
    • IPv4 and IPv6 allocations and assignments
    • Training activities
  • Engineering and IT projects
  • Current policies under discussion
  • Newly-introduced bylaws
  • Regional challenges facing the AFRINIC region
  • AFRINIC 18 will be held in Lusaka, Zambia on 15-21 June 2013

Questions were then taken from the floor. Highlights included:

  • Clarification regarding IRR incorporation with Whois
  • Question regarding IPv6 penetration in the AFRINIC region

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

APNIC Report

Speaker: Philip Smith, Learning and Development Director
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

Phillip Smith provided a presentation on APNIC activities since the previous ARIN meeting.

Highlights included:

  • IPv4 address transfer services
  • Inter-RIR transfers
  • Overview of Internet number resource delegations
  • Current policies under discussion
  • Training overview
  • IPv6 in the APNIC community
  • APNIC Labs overview
  • APNIC 36 will be held in Xi'an China, 20-30 August 2013

There were no comments or questions from the floor at the conclusion of the presentation.

LACNIC Report

Speaker: Juan Peirano, Internet Number Resources Analyst and Policy Officer, LACNIC
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

Juan Peirano provided a presentation on LACNIC activities since the previous ARIN meeting.

Highlights included:

  • Membership update
  • Overview of IPv4 and IPv6 assignments and allocations
  • Current policies under discussion
  • Resource certification
  • FRIDA Program overview
  • LACNIC XIX will be held in Medellin, Colombia 5-10 May 2013
  • CertiV6 methodology overview

There were no comments or questions from the floor at the conclusion of the presentation.

RIPE NCC Report

Speaker: Axel Pawlik, Managing Director, RIPE NCC
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

Axel Pawlik provided a presentation on RIPE NCC activities since the previous ARIN meeting.

Highlights included:

  • Internet number resource status
  • IPv4 depletion overview
  • Accepted policy proposals in the RIPE NCC
  • Current policy proposals under discussion
  • Resource certification update
  • RIPE Labs
  • RIPE 66 will be held in Dublin, Ireland, 13-17 May 2013

There were no comments or questions from the floor at the conclusion of the presentation.

IANA Report

Speaker: Selina Harrington, Request Analyst, ICANN
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

Selina Harrington provided a presentation on current IANA activities.

Highlights included:

  • Customer service complaint resolution process update
  • Root Zone KSK Rollover
  • Policy implementation overview
  • Key Signing Ceremony update
  • EFQM Annual Business Excellence

There were no comments or questions from the floor at the conclusion of the presentation.

ARIN-2013-1: Section 8.4 Transfer Enhancement

Introduction: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Speaker: Scott Leibrand
Introduction: PDF PPTX
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

John Curran presented an introduction to the proposal. Highlights included:

  • Advisory Council shepherds: Heather Schiller and Cathy Aronson
  • Introduced on PPML in October 2012 (ARIN-prop-183) and designated as a draft policy in January 2013, and designated as a recommended draft policy in March 2013
  • Current version: 21 March 2013
  • This draft policy was presented at the PPC at NANOG 57
  • There is no similar proposal under consideration at any other RIR
  • Presentation of Staff Impact Analysis, Legal Review, Staff Comments, and overview of PPML discussion activity. [see presentation and transcript links above for details]

Scott Leibrand continued by presented the text of the proposal and then the rationale.

Paul Andersen moderated discussion.Discussion highlights included:

  • Discussion of the eventual runout of 2-byte ASNs justifying the need to align 8.3 and 8.4
  • Concern regarding policy text being ambiguous regarding transfer approvals and subsequent 12-month waiting periods
  • Recommendation to the AC to adjust the text to improve overall clarity
  • Discussion regarding the benefits of ASN transfers

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

At the end of discussion, Paul Andersen asked for a show of hands to determine those in favor and those against the draft policy (remote participants were invited to participate). After the tally was conducted, Paul stated that this information would be provided to the Advisory Council for use in its deliberations. A second question was posed to determine those in favor of the AC continuing work on the proposal. After the tally was conducted, Paul stated that this information would be provided to the Advisory Council for use in its deliberations.

Policy Implementation and Experience Report

Speaker: Leslie Nobile, Director, ARIN Registration Services
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

Leslie Nobile provided a presentation about policies implemented since ARIN XXX and operational feedback on other policies, identifying areas where new or modified policy may be needed.

Highlights included:

  • Recently implemented policies
    • ARIN-2012-5: Removal of Renumbering Requirement for Small Multihomers
    • ARIN-2012-6: Revising Section 4.4 C/I Reserved Pool Size
    • ARIN-2012-7: Reassignments for Third Party Internet Access (TPIA) over Cable
    • ARIN-2012-8: Aligning 8.2 and 8.3 Transfer Policy
  • Purpose of Policy Experience Report
  • Reviewed Policies
  • NRPM 2.4 Definitions and issues
  • Potential solutions
  • Questions for the community
  • NRPM 8.2 overview
  • Leasing IPv4 address space

Questions were then taken from the floor. Highlights included:

  • Clarification regarding the purpose of the presentation
  • Discussion of the amount of out-of-region resource requests by companies feigning an ARIN region location
  • Clarification regarding the differences between ISPs and end users
  • Question regarding companies who switch from an end user to an ISP or vice versa

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

Update on Resource Transfers

Speaker: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

John Curran provided a presentation regarding IPv4 transfers.

Highlights included:

  • NRPM 8.3 transfers
  • Transfer request statistics
  • Completed Inter-RIR transfers
  • NRPM 8.4 transfers
  • Transfers to/from the RIPE NCC region
  • Completed AS transfers
  • Legacy Resources overview

There were no comments or questions from the floor at the conclusion of the presentation.

Open Microphone

Moderator: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Transcript

John Curran moderated an open microphone session.

Highlights included:

  • Discussion regarding the Policy Implementation and Experience Report
  • Discussion regarding filtering issues with IP addresses from 172 /8 and 69 /8
  • Clarifications on global routability of certain blocks
  • Requirements for Internet resource policy as they relate to RFC 2050
  • Discussion of altering ISP slow start allocations as it applies to IPv4 depletion

Closing Announcements and Adjournment

Speaker: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Transcript

John thanked LIME for providing network coverage, and Google for sponsoring webcast coverage for ARIN 31. After briefing attendees on the evening's social event and the next day's agenda, John adjourned the meeting for the day.

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