ARIN-prop-317: Direct Assignment Language Update

Date: 26 June 2022

Proposal Originator: Alison Wood, Alyssa Quinn, Anita Nikolich (The ARIN Advisory Council Policy Experience Working Group)

Problem Statement:

As a result of ARIN’s fee harmonization direct assignment are no longer being utilized within ARIN databases therefore language around that has been deprecated and should be modernized.

Policy statement:

Section 3.6.3:

Remove “direct assignment” from “This policy applies to every Organization that has a direct assignment, direct allocation, or AS number from ARIN (or one of its predecessor registries) or a reallocation from an upstream ISP.”

Section 4.2.2, paragraph 1: change “direct assignments or allocations” to “ARIN-issued IPv4 addresses”

Section 4.2.2, paragraph 2: change “direct allocations, direct assignments, re-allocations or reassignments” to “ARIN-issued IPv4 addresses, re-allocations or reassignments”

Section 4.3.2: change “direct assignments or allocations” to “ARIN-issued IPv4 addresses”

Section 6.5.8: change “Direct Assignments from ARIN to End-user Organizations” to “End-user Allocations”

Section 8.5.4: change “direct assignments or allocations” to “ARIN-issued IPv4 addresses”

Section 8.5.6: change “direct assignments or allocations” to “ARIN-issued IPv4 addresses”

Timetable for implementation: Immediate