ARIN XVI Policy Proposals - AC Meeting Results

Posted: Tue, 01 Nov 2005

The ARIN XVI Public Policy Meeting took place last week in Los Angeles, California. The ARIN Advisory Council met on October 27, 2005, and conducted its consensus evaluation for the seven policy proposals which were on the ARIN XVI agenda. The results of the AC meeting were reported by the Chair of the AC at the Members Meeting. This report can be found at:

Two proposals are to be revised:

2005-1: Provider-independent IPv6 Assignments for End Sites
2005-8: Proposal to amend ARIN IPv6 assignment and utilisation requirement

One proposal was abandoned:

2005-6: IPv4 Micro-allocations for Anycast Services

One proposal was withdrawn by the author:

2005-2: Directory Services Overhaul

Three proposals moved forward to last call:

2005-4: AFRINIC Recognition Policy
2005-5: IPv6 HD ratio
2005-7: Rationalize Multi-Homing Definition and Requirement

A message regarding each of these proposals was posted to the ARIN Public Policy Mailing List (PPML) on October 31, 2005. The last calls will expire at 12:00 Noon, Eastern Time, November 15, 2005. Please view the list archives at:

The entire Internet community is invited and encouraged to participate in these policy discussions. Your active participation in these discussions is vital to the process and will help to form policies that are beneficial to all. Mailing list subscription information for PPML can be found at:


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