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ARIN XXI Public Policy Meeting Day One Notes - 7 April 2008

Meeting Called to Order

Speaker: Ray Plzak, ARIN President and CEO

Transcript

Ray Plzak opened the meeting and welcomed those in attendance. Ray began the first day of the ARIN XXI 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 those colleagues from the other Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) in attendance and introduced ARIN's directors. Ray noted that other features of the meeting included the Registration, Billing Services, and Advisory Council Help Desks, the Cyber Café, and a First Timer Lunch. He continued with the following announcements:

  • 155 total registered ARIN attendees, including 55 first-time attendees. There are also 35 registered remote participants.
  • An IPv6-only network, which was used during the IPv6 Pre-Game Show on Sunday. It will be available for experimentation during the IPv6 Main Event on Tuesday evening and throughout the meeting. 
  • A demonstration of Project X, where you will have a chance to see the improved website interaction we are developing.
  • Thank you to ARIN XXI network connectivity sponsor WildBlue Communications.
  • Discussed the First-Timer Luncheon and held the First-Timer Luncheon Raffle, which was won by Jennifer Wagner.
  • 9th Annual Foosball Winners:
    • First Place - Phillip Heller and Nick Harland
    • Second Place - Tom Vest and Oscar Robles
    • Third Place - Scott Beuker and Scott Liebrand
    • "Bringing Up the Rear" Award - Bernadette Lewis and Nigel Cassimire
  • Introduced John Curran, Chairman of ARIN's Board of Trustees, for the purpose of reviewing the rules of discussion to be followed throughout the meeting.

Ray reviewed the meeting agenda and the printed materials given to each attendee. At the beginning of the meeting, approximately 131 people were in attendance. Ray Plzak 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 35 individuals viewing or listening to the meeting webcast throughout the proceedings, and 40 registered remote participants.]

 

Regional PDP Report

Speaker: Einar Bohlin, Policy Analyst

Presentation: PDF PPT
Transcript

Einar Bohlin discussed policy development in the 5 RIR regions, and offered comparisons to show the global interest in specific resource issues. Einar pointed out the value of the "RIR Comparative Policy Overview," available on the NRO website, and which is updated about four times annually.

Highlights included:

  • Proposals were broken out by resource category: IPv4, IPv6, ASN, and other
  • Proposals were charted for comparison of status in the other regions

Internet Number Resource Status Report

Speaker: Leslie Nobile, ARIN Director of Registration Services

Presentation: PDF PPT
Transcript

Leslie Nobile presented an NRO report on the current status of all allocated and available IPv4 and IPv6 address space, and assigned Autonomous System Numbers (ASNs) as of 31 March 2008. This report is updated quarterly by all the RIRs and provides up-to-date statistics on rates of number resource consumption.

Highlights included:

  • Status of the 256 /8s and IPv4 allocation rates by region from 1999 to 2007, and for the first quarter of 2008
  • ASN assignment rates by region from 1999 to 2007, and for the first quarter of 2008
  • IPv6 allocations to the RIRs, and RIR IPv6 allocations and assignments by region from 1999 to 2007, and for the first quarter of 2008
  • Links to all the historical data and raw statistics

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

RIR Update - AFRINIC

Speaker: Adiel Akplogan, AFRINIC CEO

Presentation: PDF PPT
Transcript

Adiel Akplogan began his presentation by discussing the increased training initiatives in the AFRINIC region, especially focusing on IPv6 and DNSSEC.

Other highlights included:

  • Over 30 training sessions have been conducted across the continent since 2005, additional trainings planned for this year.  Since 2006, training has been focused on IPv6
  • Membership has increased over 100% since 2005
  • 2008 Fee Schedule changes
  • More the half of the membership is using "MyAFRINIC," an online resource management tool
  • Recently ratified proposals
  • Upcoming meetings

IPv6 Penetration Study

Speaker: kc claffy, CAIDA

Presentation: PDF
Transcript

kc claffy presented the results of the joint ARIN and CAIDA survey on IPv6 penetration.  Highlights included:

  • 350 respondents, 75% from the for-profit sector and 25% nonprofit
  • The majority of the IPv6 deployment is in the non-profit sector
  • Lack of user demand is the biggest hurdle to deployment.

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

2007-21: PIv6 for legacy holders with RSA and efficient use

Speaker: Scott Liebrand, Proposal Author

Introduction: PDF PPT
Presentation: PDF PPT
Transcript

Ray Plzak presented an introduction to the proposal. Highlights included:

  • Advisory Council shepherds: Suzanne Woolf and Owen DeLong
  • Introduced on PPML on 30 July 2007, designated as a formal policy on 28 August 2007. It was first discussed at ARIN XX; this will be its second discussion at an ARIN meeting. It was revised on 11 March 2008.
  • This proposal is only being discussed in the ARIN region.
  • 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, as the author of the proposal, continued with the presentation of the proposal. Scott presented the text of the proposal and then the rationale.

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

At the end of discussion John Curran took a straw poll to determine the sense of the room. After the tally was conducted, John stated that this information would be provided to the Advisory Council for use in its deliberations.

IPv6 Adoption Through the Lens of Economics of Security

Speaker: Jean Camp, Indiana University

Presentation: PDF PPT
Transcript

Jean Camp presented her study of IPv6 diffusion. She compared the issues inhibiting IPv6 diffusion to the lack of awareness that the public has about computer security. Highlights included:

  • The perceived benefits to waiting to adopt IPv6
  • Lack of understanding of the potential impact of IPv4 depletion
  • The tendency to discount risks that are not immediate
  • The lack of incentives to adopt IPv6

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

2007-27: Cooperative distribution of the end of the IPv4 free pool

Speaker: Tony Hain, Proposal Author

Introduction: PDF PPT
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Ray Plzak presented an introduction to the proposal. Highlights included:

  • Advisory Council shepherds: Leo Bicknell and Bill Darte
  • Introduced on PPML on 7 November 2007, designated as a formal policy on 20 November 2007. It was first discussed at ARIN XX; this will be its second discussion at an ARIN meeting. No revisions have been made.
  • A similar proposal is under discussion at AFRINIC and RIPE, and has been abandoned by APNIC.
  • Presentation of Staff Impact Analysis, Legal Review, Staff Comments, and overview of PPML discussion activity. [see presentation and transcript links above for details]

Tony Hain, as the author of the proposal, continued with the presentation of the proposal. Tony presented the text of the proposal and then the rationale.

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

At the end of discussion John Curran took a straw poll to determine the sense of the room. After the tally was conducted, John stated that this information would be provided to the Advisory Council for use in its deliberations.

2008-3: Community Networks IPv6 Allocation

Speaker: Joshua King, Proposal Author

Introduction: PDF PPT
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Ray Plzak presented an introduction to the proposal. Highlights included:

  • Advisory Council shepherds: Stacy Taylor and Lea Roberts
  • Introduced on PPML on 11 February 2008, designated as a formal policy on 4 March 2008. This will be its first discussion at an ARIN meeting. It was revised on 1 April 2008.
  • Presentation of Staff Impact Analysis, Legal Review, Staff Comments, and overview of PPML discussion activity. [see presentation and transcript links above for details]

Joshua King, as the author of the proposal, continued with the presentation of the proposal. Joshua presented the text of the proposal and then the rationale.

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

At the end of discussion John Curran took a straw poll to determine the sense of the room. After the tally was conducted, John stated that this information would be provided to the Advisory Council for use in its deliberations.

Internet Governance Activities

Speaker: Lynn St. Amour, President and CEO, Internet Society

Presentation: PDF PPT
Transcript

Lynn St. Amour presented a brief introduction to the Internet Society (ISOC) and a detailed look at Internet governance activities, especially as related to the Internet Governance Forum (IFG). Highlights included:

  • Information on IGF 2008 in Hyderabad, India. Deadline of 30 April for responses to Call for Workshops
  •  Numerous discussions are still open regarding the constitution of the Multi-Advisory Group (MAG)
  • Efforts to maintain levels of participation at upcoming IGFs
  • In June 2008  "The future of the Internet economy" hosted by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Seoul, Korea
  • It is important for the RIRs to stay involved and show the Internet model as its best.  How we handle the migration to IPv6 is important.
  • Education continues to be a key challenge.

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

2008-2: IPv4 Transfer Policy Proposal

Speaker: Matt Pounsett, Proposal Co-author

Introduction: PDF PPT
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Ray Plzak presented an introduction to the proposal. Highlights included:

  • Advisory Council shepherds: Scott Leibrand and Stacy Taylor
  • Introduced on PPML on 11 February 2008, designated as a formal policy on 26 February 2008. This will be its first discussion at an ARIN meeting. It was revised on 7 March 2008.
  • Presentation of Staff Impact Analysis, Legal Review, Staff Comments, and overview of PPML discussion activity. [see presentation and transcript links above for details]

Matt Pounsett, as a co-author of the proposal, continued with the presentation of the proposal. Matt presented the text of the proposal and then the rationale. Discussion of this proposal was carried over into the second day of the Public Policy Meeting.

For discussion details from the first day, please see the transcript. Discussion details of the continuation of discussion are also available in the transcript from the second day.

Closing Announcements and Adjournment

Speaker: Ray Plzak, ARIN President and CEO

Transcript

Ray Plzak reminded attendees of the hours that the ARIN Help Desks and Cyber Café were open. He encouraged all attendees to complete the meeting survey available on ARIN's website. He reminded the audience about the ARIN social that evening, and that Day 2 of the ARIN Public Policy Meeting would begin at 9:00 AM. Ray concluded by extending thanks to the network connectivity sponsor WildBlue Communications.