Experimental Allocation Consultation is Now Closed

Posted: Thursday, 04 September 2014

The ARIN community consultation on the proposed experiment using space from, the IPv4 addresses reserved to facilitate IPv6 deployment (see NRPM policy 4.10), is now closed. We thank everyone who voiced their opinion regarding this consultation. Based on the feedback and support received , ARIN will be allocating space to RIPE NCC for their proposed experiment to monitor how announcements longer than a /24 from this space are useable and reachable on the global Internet.

A description of this experiment, as well as the results of this research, will be published on https://labs.ripe.net/ . Additionally, ARIN will provide a link to the RIPE Labs page, as well as the end date of this experiment in the public Whois record of this registration.

Leslie Nobile
Director, Registration Services
American Registry for Internet Numbers