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ARIN XXX Public Policy Meeting Day 1 Notes - 24 October 2012

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 XXX 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:

  • 173 total registered ARIN attendees, including 15 from Canada, 124 from the United States, three from the Caribbean, and 31 from outside the ARIN region. There were 22 registered remote participants.
  • Thank you to ARIN XXX happy hour sponsors, Sprocket Networks and Hilco Streambank, and to the network connectivity sponsor, terremark, a Verizon company.
  • John discussed the First Timers' Orientation and held the First Timers' Raffle, which was won by Juan Peirano.

John reviewed the meeting rules, meeting agenda and the printed materials given to each attendee.

At the beginning of the meeting, approximately 140 people were in attendance. Tim Denton 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 38 individuals viewing the meeting webcast throughout the proceedings, and 22 registered remote participants.]

NRO NC Election Procedures and Speeches

Speaker: Jud Lewis, ARIN Membership Coordinator
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

Jud Lewis described the voting procedures and timeline for the NRO Number Council elections. Election results will be announced tomorrow during the meeting and to the arin-announce@arin.net mailing list and the ARIN website.

Highlights included:

  • Elections are being held to fill one open seat on the NRO Number Council.
  • Biographies of each candidate as well as statements of support are available on the ARIN website.
  • Voters must be the designated member representative (DMR) for an ARIN General Member in good standing or have been registered for NANOG 56 or ARIN XXX by 10 October, the deadline to establish voter eligibility.
  • Jud briefly explained the online voting procedures, and invited anyone with questions to visit the Election Help Desk or email info@arin.net for assistance.

Jud turned the microphone back over to John Curran, who moderated the candidate speeches.

The two candidates were both present and invited to state their qualifications in a short speech to the audience. The candidates were (links to videos of each speech provided below):

AC On-Docket Proposals Report

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

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

Highlights included:

    • Overview of ARIN draft policies being discussed within other RIRs
      • ARIN-prop-180 ISP Private Reassignment
  • Samples of draft policies under discussion at all five RIRs

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 draft policies under discussion at all five RIRs

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

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 256 /8s IPv4 Address Space
  • IPv4 Address Space Issued by all RIRs in 2011
  • Status of ASNs and which RIRs have issued them
  • 4-byte ASN assignments
  • IPv6 address space

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

ARIN-2012-6: Revising Section 4.4 C/I Reserved Pool Size

Introduction: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Speaker: Bill Sandiford, ARIN Advisory Council
Introduction: PDF PPTX
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

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

  • Advisory Council shepherds: Bill Sandiford and Owen DeLong
  • Introduced on PPML in June 2012 (ARIN-prop-177) and designated as a draft policy in September 2012. Current version 20 September 2012. This is the first discussion of this draft policy at an ARIN meeting.
  • 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]

Bill Sandiford continued with the presentation of the proposal. Bill presented the text of the proposal and then the rationale

Highlights:

  • Overview of text changes
  • Rationale for the proposal
  • Staff and legal comments
  • PPML discussion

Tim Denton, Chairman moderated discussion.

Discussion Highlights included:

  • Clarification regarding Internet Exchange Points and their lack of prominence in the hole
  • Statistical clarification regarding generic top-level domains
  • Concern regarding the potential logevity of a /15 in the context of the average usage rates of generic top-level domains.
  • Proposal to remove the minimum allocation requirement for critical infrastructure

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

At the end of discussion, Tim Denton 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, Tim stated that this information would be provided to the Advisory Council for use in its deliberations.

A second question was posed to the attendees regarding whether or not they are in favor of the Advisory Council continuing work on the proposal while splitting into two separate ideas; one regarding critical infrastructure and one regarding Internet Exchange Points. After the tally was conducted, Tim stated that this information would be provided to the Advisory Council for use in its deliberations.

ARIN-2012-8: Aligning 8.2 and 8.3 Transfer Policy

Introduction: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Speaker: Chris Grundemann, ARIN Advisory Council
Introduction: PDF PPTX
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

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

  • Advisory Council shepherds: Chris Grundemann and David Farmer
  • Introduced on PPML in June 2012 (ARIN-prop-175) and designated as a draft policy in September 2012. Current version 20 September 2012. This is the first discussion of this draft policy at an ARIN meeting.
  • 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]

Chris Grundemann continued with the presentation of the proposal. Chris presented the text of the proposal and then the rationale

Highlights:

  • Goals of the proposal
    • Lower confusion
    • Raise clarity
    • Level the bar between 8.2 & 8.3/8.4 transfers
  • M&A transfers are distinct from speciļ¬ed transfers and not all of the same rules can apply but many can and should.

Tim Denton, Chairman moderated discussion.

Discussion Highlights included:

  • Concern that the title of the proposal may be misleading
  • Clarification of ARIN's procedure when dealing with 8.2 transfers
  • Clarification on pre-1997 M&A transfers still undergoing cleanup
  • Clarification of the intent for the policy not to change any current underlying practices tied to NRPM 8.2 text
  • Clarification of the requirements regarding timing of ARIN's awareness during an M&A transfer

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

At the end of discussion, Tim Denton 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 tallies were conducted, Tim stated that this information would be provided to the Advisory Council for use in its deliberations.

A second question was posed to the attendees regarding whether or not they are in favor of the Advisory Council continuing work on the proposal. After the tally was conducted, Tim stated that this information would be provided to the Advisory Council for use in its deliberations.

NRO Activities Report

Speaker: John Curran, Chair, NRO Executive Council
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

John Curran provided a presentation on current activities.

Highlights included:

  • Overview of the NRO and ASO
  • ASO AC overview
  • ASO Funding to ICANN
  • ASO Review
  • GPP-IPv4-2011, Global Pollicy Proposal for Post Exhaustion IPv4 Allocation Mechanismsby the RIRs
  • IGF overview
  • 2012 Correspondence

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

NRO NC Report

Speaker: Ron da Silva, NRO NC
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

Ron provided a presentation about RIPE NCC.

Highlights included:

  • Overview of the ASO
  • Global Policies
  • ICANN Board Selections
  • Streamlining Operating Procedures
  • ICANN Outreach

Questions were then taken from the floor. Highlights include:

  • Clarification regarding ICANN/IANAs reflection of returned space
  • Update on Global Trust Anchor documentation effort by the Engineering Coordination Group (ECG)

For discussion details, please see the transcript.

ARIN Board and Advisory Council Election Procedures and Candidate Speeches

Speaker: Jud Lewis, ARIN Membership Coordinator
Presentation: PDF PPTX
Transcript

Jud Lewis described the voting procedures and timeline for the Board of Trustees and Advisory Council elections. Election results will be announced no later than 10 November 2012 to the arin-announce@arin.net mailing list and the ARIN website.

Highlights included:

  • Elections are being held to fill two open seats on the Board of Trustees and six open seats on the Advisory Council.
  • Biographies of each candidate as well as statements of support are available on the ARIN website.
  • Video of candidate speeches will be posted to the ARIN website on 25 October, polls opened 24 Oct. at 5:00 PM ET.
  • Voters must be the designated member representative (DMR) for an ARIN General Member in good standing. The deadline to establish voter eligibility was 10 October 2012.
  • Jud briefly explained the online voting procedures, and invited anyone with questions to visit the Election Help Desk or email info@arin.net for assistance.

Jud turned the microphone back over to John Curran, who moderated the candidate speeches.

Advisory Council Candidate Speeches

Transcript

All candidates were invited to state their qualifications in a short speech to the audience. Candidates who were present and spoke were (links to videos of each speech provided below):

The following candidate was not present to speak. His statements of motivation to serve on the AC and abbreviated biography was presented to attendees.

The following candidate was not present to speak. He provided a short video that was presented to attendees.

Board of Trustees Candidate Speeches

Transcript

All candidates were invited to state their qualifications in a short speech to the audience. Candidates who were present and spoke were (links to videos of each speech provided below):

The following candidate was not present to speak. He provided a short video that was presented to attendees.

Closing Announcements and Adjournment

Speaker: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Transcript

John thanked terremark, a Verizon company, for providing network coverage for ARIN XXX and reminded DMRs to vote. After briefing attendees on the evening's social event, John adjourned the meeting for the day.