NRPM 2012.3 – New Policies Implemented (Inter-RIR Transfers)

Posted: Tuesday, 31 July 2012

The following Internet Number Resource Policies have been implemented today:

A new version of the ARIN Number Resource Policy Manual (NRPM) has been published to the ARIN website. NRPM version 2012.3 is effective 31 July 2012. It supersedes the previous version.

Guidelines for "8.4 Inter-RIR Transfers to Specified Recipients" are available at:

ARIN will be hosting an #IPTransfer Twitter Chat with ARIN's President and CEO, John Curran, on 8 August at 2:30 PM (EDT) to answer questions about implementation of the Inter-RIR Transfer Policy. Full details are available at: at:

An already implemented global policy has also been added to the NRPM; "ARIN-2011-9 (Global Proposal): Global Policy for post exhaustion IPv4 allocation mechanisms by the IANA."

The NRPM is available at:

Board minutes are available at:

Draft policies and proposals are available at:

The ARIN Policy Development Process is available at:


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