ARIN XVII - Policy Proposals

Posted: Mon, 13 Mar 2006

ARIN will hold its next Public Policy and Members Meeting in Montreal on 10-12 April 2006. Meeting and registration details can be found at:

Policy discussions at this meeting will focus on policy proposals recently introduced to the Public Policy Mailing List (PPML), and those carried over from the previous Public Policy Meeting.

Policy Proposals recently introduced on PPML:

  • 2005-9: 4-Byte AS Number
  • 2006-1: Residential Customer Privacy
  • 2006-2: Micro-allocations for Internal Infrastructure
  • 2006-3: Capturing Originations in Templates
  • 2006-4: IPv6 Direct PI Assignments for End Sites
  • 2006-5: IPv4 Micro-allocations for anycast services (temporary)

Policy Proposals carried over from the previous Public Policy Meeting:

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

Policy proposals are open for discussion on PPML. Each of the policy proposals has been previously posted to PPML an independent thread to facilitate discussion. A summary of the active policy proposals under discussion can be found 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 can be found at:


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