Policy Archive

The following is a list of all Proposals received by ARIN.

Status categories for Proposals are as follows:

  • New Proposal
  • Under Discussion (either Draft or Recommended Draft Policies at various stages of the Policy Development Process)
  • Pending Implementation (Adopted by the Board of Trustees)
  • Implemented
  • Implemented as Editorial Change
  • Abandoned
  • Rejected due to scope
  • Remanded to the author for further development
  • Abandoned as Proposal

Policy development is an open and transparent process. Anyone may participate in the process. Prior relationship as an ARIN member or customer is not a requirement nor is it a requirement for a person to become a member. The Policy Development Process (PDP) describes the process structure and details how a proposal becomes a policy.

You may also view a simple list of all adopted or abandoned Draft Policies.

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Original Proposal Text: 31 October 2019
Status: Withdrawn by Author
Original Proposal Text: 16 June 2019
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2019-17
Status: Under Discussion
Original Proposal Text: 6 May 2019
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2019-15
Status: Under Discussion
Notes: Revised 17 June 2019
Original Proposal Text: 10 April 2019
Resulting Draft Policy ARIN-2019-14
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 9 April 2019
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2019-13
Status: Under Discussion
Original Proposal Text: 9 April 2019
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2019-12
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 9 April 2019
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2019-11
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 9 April 2019
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2019-10
Status: Under Discussion
Original Proposal Text: 8 April 2019
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2019-8
Status: Under Discussion
Notes: Revised 8 April 2019
Original Proposal Text: 20 March 2019
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2019-7
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 19 March 2019
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2019-6
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 18 March 2019
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2019-5
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 8 March 2019
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2019-4
Status: Abandoned
Notes: Revised 19 March 2019
Original Proposal Text: 11 February 2019
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2019-3
Status: Under Discussion
Original Proposal Text: 8 February 2019
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2019-2
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 30 January 2019
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2019-1
Status: Under Discussion
Original Proposal Text: 29 January 2019
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Status: Implemented as Editorial Change
Original Proposal Text: 8 October 2018
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2018-6
Status: Under Discussion
Original Proposal Text: 5 October 2018
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2018-5
Status: Pending Implementation
Original Proposal Text: 15 August 2018
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Status: Implemented as Editorial Change
Original Proposal Text: 10 April 2018
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Status: Implemented as Editorial Change
Notes: Revised 13 September 2018
Original Proposal Text: 21 March 2018
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2018-4
Status: Implemented
Notes: Revised 16 July 2018
Original Proposal Text: 28 December 2017
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Status: Implemented as Editorial Change
Revised 31 January 2018
Revised 24 February 2018
Original Proposal Text: 21 December 2017
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2018-1
Status: Implemented
Original Proposal Text: 17 October 2017
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2017-12
Status: Pending Implementation
Notes: Revised 16 November 2017
Original Proposal Text: 27 January 2017 Resulting Draft Policy: None Status: Abandoned as Proposal
Notes: Revised 16 February 2017
Revised 13 March 2017
Original Proposal Text: 13 June 2016
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2016-6: Eliminate HD-Ratio from NRPM
Status: Implemented
Original Proposal Text: 03 May 2016
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2016-4: Transfers for new entrant
Status: Implemented
Original Proposal Text: 21 August 2015
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2015-10: Minimum IPv6 Assignments
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 20 May 2015
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2015-5: Out of region use
Status: Implemented
Original Proposal Text: 13 February 2014
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2414-12: Anti-hijack Policy
Status: Implemented
Original Proposal Text: 27 January 2014
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2014-10: Remove Sections 4.6 and 4.7
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 6 January 2014
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2014-6: Remove 7.1 Maintaining IN-ADDRs
Status: Implemented
Original Proposal Text: 6 January 2014
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2014-5: Remove 7.2 Lame Delegations
Status: Implemented
Original Proposal Text: 16 December 2013
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2014-1: Out of Region Use
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 2 May 2013
Resulting Draft Policy: 2013-5: LIR/ISP and End-user Definitions
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 24 April 2013
Resulting Draft Policy: 2013-4: RIR Principles
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 12 March 2013
Resulting Draft Policy: 2013-3: Tiny IPv6 Allocations for ISPs
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 1 March 2013
Resulting Draft Policy: 2013-2: 3GPP Network IP Resource Policy
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 29 October 2012
Resulting Draft Policy: 2013-1: Section 8.4 Transfer enhancement
Status: Abandoned
Notes: New Policy Development Process - 14 January 2013
Original Proposal Text: 2 October 2012
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Closed (expired 28 April 2013)
New Policy Development Process - 14 January 2013
Original Proposal Text: 7 September 2012
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Original Proposal Text: 13 July 2012
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Original Proposal Text: 20 June 2012
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2012-8: Aligning 8.2 and 8.3 Transfer Policy
Status: Implemented
Original Proposal Text: 1 May 2012
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Revised 18 May 2012
Original Proposal Text: 21 September 2011
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2012-3: ASN Transfers
Status: Implemented
Original Proposal Text: 23 August 2011
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Original Proposal Text: 27 May 2011
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Original Proposal Text: 27 May 2011
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Original Proposal Text: 13 May 2011
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Update 17 May 2011
Original Proposal Text: 2 May 2011
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Update 17 May 2011
Original Proposal Text: 2 May 2011
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Revised 17 May 2011
Original Proposal Text: 7 April 2011
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Original Proposal Text: 14 March 2011
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Original Proposal Text: 18 February 2011
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Original Proposal Text: 21 January 2011
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Original Proposal Text: 21 January 2011
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Original Proposal Text: 11 January 2011
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2011-7: Compliance Requirement
Status: Abandoned
Notes: Revised 16 Feb 2011
Original Proposal Text: 5 Nov 2010
Resulting Draft Policy: ARIN-2011-2: Protecting Number Resources
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 21 Jun 2010
Resulting Draft Policy: Draft Policy 2010-12: IPv6 Subsequent Allocation
Status: Implemented
Original Proposal Text: 7 May 2010
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Original Proposal Text: 4 May 2010
Resulting Draft Policy: Draft Policy 2010-9: IPv6 for 6rd
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 29 Apr 2010
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Original Proposal Text: 2 Feb 2010
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Original Proposal Text: 29 Dec 2009
Resulting Draft Policy: Draft Policy 2010-7: Simplified IPv6 policy
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 20 Nov 2009
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Original Proposal Text: 3 Aug 2009
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Original Proposal Text: 27 Jul 2009
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Original Proposal Text: 12 Jun 2009
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Original Proposal Text: 4 Jun 2009
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Original Proposal Text: 29 May 2009
Resulting Draft Policy: Draft Policy 2009-7: Open Access To IPv6
Status: Implemented
Original Proposal Text: 20 May 2009
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Original Proposal Text: 7 May 2009
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Original Proposal Text: 6 Apr 2009
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Original Proposal Text: 20 Mar 2009
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Abandoned as Proposal
Revised 06 Apr 2009
Original Proposal Text: 2 Dec 2008
Resulting Draft Policy: Draft Policy 2009-2: Depleted IPv4 reserves
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 21 Nov 2008
Resulting Draft Policy: Draft Policy 2009-4: IPv4 Recovery Fund
Status: Abandoned
Notes: Revised 08 Jan 2009
Original Proposal Text: 18 Aug 2008
Resulting Draft Policy: 2008-7: Whois Integrity Policy Proposal
Status: Implemented
Original Proposal Text: 11 Feb 2008
Resulting Draft Policy: 2008-2: IPv4 Transfer Policy Proposal
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 11 Feb 2008
Resulting Draft Policy: 2008-3: Community Networks IPv6 Allocation
Status: Implemented
Original Proposal Text: 11 Feb 2008
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Withdrawn by author
Original Proposal Text: 22 Oct 2007
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Withdrawn by author
Original Proposal Text: 11 May 2007
Resulting Draft Policy: 2007-16: IPv4 Soft Landing
Status: Abandoned
Notes: Revised version posted 14 Aug 2007
Original Proposal Text: 25 Apr 2007
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Withdrawn by author
Original Proposal Text: 22 Feb 2007
Resulting Draft Policy: 2007-10: End Site Immediate Need Policy
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 22 Feb 2007
Resulting Draft Policy: 2007-8: Transfer Policy Clarifications
Status: Implemented
Original Proposal Text: 22 Feb 2007
Resulting Draft Policy: 2007-12 IPv4 Countdown Policy Proposal
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 16 Feb 2007
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: AC did not accept as a formal proposal
Original Proposal Text: 15 Feb 2007
Resulting Draft Policy: 2007-6: IPv4 PI minimum size change
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 10 Feb 2007
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: Withdrawn by author
Original Proposal Text: 20 Apr 2006
Resulting Draft Policy: None
Notes: AC did not accept as a formal proposal
Original Proposal Text: 9 Feb 2006
Resulting Draft Policy: 2006-3: Capturing Originations in Templates
Status: Implemented
Original Proposal Text: 18 Jan 2006
Resulting Draft Policy: 2006-1: Residential Customer Privacy
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 12 Dec 2005
Resulting Draft Policy: 2005-9: 4-Byte AS Number
Status: Implemented
Original Proposal Text: 29 Aug 2005
Resulting Draft Policy: 2005-1: Provider Independent IPv6 Assignments for End-sites
Status: Implemented
Notes: Merged into the existing 2005-1
Original Proposal Text: 9 May 2005
Resulting Draft Policy: 2005-5: IPv6 HD ratio
Status: Implemented
Original Proposal Text: 9 May 2005
Resulting Draft Policy: 2005-4: AFRINIC Recognition Policy
Status: Implemented
Original Proposal Text: 17 Feb 2005
Resulting Draft Policy: 2005-3: Lame Delegations
Status: Implemented
Original Proposal Text: 16 Feb 2005
Resulting Draft Policy: 2005-2: Directory Services Overhaul
Status: Abandoned
Original Proposal Text: 19 Feb 2004
Resulting Draft Policy: 2004-3: Global Addresses for Private Network Inter-Connectivity
Status: Implemented
Notes: Merged with ‘Connective Private Network Allocations’
Original Proposal Text: 19 Feb 2004
Resulting Draft Policy: 2004-3: Global Addresses for Private Network Inter-Connectivity
Status: Implemented
Notes: Merged with ‘Unique Addresses for Private Interconnections’

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