ARIN 36 Public Policy Meeting, Day 1 Notes - 08 October 2015

Table of Contents

Opening Announcements

Speaker: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Introductions - Board of Trustees, Advisory Council, and Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC), ARIN management team, Meeting Fellows, and RIR colleagues
  • Meeting Attendee Overview - Total attendees: 247 (59 from Canada, 128 from the US, six from the Caribbean, 25 from outside the ARIN region, and 29 registered remote participants)
  • Sponsor acknowledgement
    • Network Connectivity Sponsors: Telus, Videotron
    • Webcast Sponsor: Google
    • Refreshment Break Sponsors: CIK Telecom, Belair, ColbaNet, ServerHub
  • First Timers' Orientation Recap (Raffle Winner: Daryl Wade)
  • Overview of meeting rules
  • Discussion moderator: Vint Cerf, Chair, ARIN Board of Trustees
  • Overview of Agenda and Meeting Materials

Attendees present in session room: approximately 180

Remote participants present: approximately ten

Webcast views: 224

IETF IPv6 Activities Report

Cathy Aronson, ARIN Advisory Council
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • IETF Edward Snowden Q&A
  • BCOP meetings
  • IEPG Gathering
  • IPv6 Maintenance (6MAN)
  • Sunset v4 Working Group
  • v6 Operations Working Group
  • HOMENET Working Group
  • Autonomic Networking (ANIMA)
  • The Human Rights Protocol Consideration Proposed Research Group
  • Simplified Use of Policy Abstractions (SUPA) BoF
  • Admin Plenary
  • SAAG Security Area Open Meeting
  • 6 Lo Working group
  • ISOC Briefing Panel
  • DNS Operations
  • Domain Boundaries (DBOUND)
  • GROW
  • Technical Plenary
  • Global Access to the Internet for All
  • Research Group (GAIA)
  • Delay-Tolerant Networking Research Group (DTNRG)

There were no comments or questions from the floor following this presentation.

Advisory Council On-Docket Proposals Report

Speaker: Dan Alexander, ARIN Advisory Council Chair
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Current AC Docket:
    • Two Recommended Draft Policies
      • ARIN-2015-1: Modification to Criteria for IPv6 Initial End-User Assignments Recommended
      • ARIN-2015-4: Modify 8.2 section to better reflect how ARIN handles reorganizations
    • Nine Draft Policies
  • Lunch table discussion topics
  • Policy Breakout Room Usage
  • Digital Polling

There were no comments or questions from the floor following this presentation.

Recommended Draft Policy ARIN-2015-1: Modification to Criteria for IPv6 Initial End-User Assignments Recommended

Introduction: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Speaker: Scott Leibrand, ARIN Advisory Council
Introduction: PDF
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Introduction Highlights:

  • History:
    • Origin: ARIN-prop-215. February 2015
    • AC Shepherds: Scott Leibrand, David Huberman
    • Presented at:
      • ARIN 35
      • ARIN Public Policy Consultation at NANOG 64
    • Advanced to Recommended Draft Policy in June 2015
    • Revised in August 2015
  • Staff understanding
  • Implementation overview
  • Legal assessment

AC Presentation Highlights:

  • Problem statement
  • Summary
  • Implementation example
  • Policy Statement
  • Rationale
  • Discussion Topics

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Support for the draft policy as written

Straw poll of attendees and remote participants for/against the Recommended Draft Policy (submitted to the Advisory Council for use in its deliberations):

  • Total attendees/remote participants: 154
  • In favor: 46
  • Against: 0

Recommended Draft Policy ARIN-2015-4: Modify 8.2 section to better reflect how ARIN handles reorganizations

Introduction: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Speaker: Owen DeLong, ARIN Advisory Council
Introduction: PDF
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Introduction Highlights:

  • History:
    • Origin: ARIN-prop-218. February 2015
    • AC shepherds: Owen DeLong, Andrew Dul
    • Presented at:
      • ARIN Public Policy Consultation at NANOG 64
    • Advanced to Recommended Draft Policy in July 2015
  • Staff understanding
  • Implementation overview
  • Legal assessment

AC Presentation Highlights:

  • Problem statement
  • Summary
  • Policy statement
  • Discussion topics
  • Current policy

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • ARIN staff procedures for handling reorganizations
  • Discussion of changes in justified use of space as part of a merger, acquisition, or reorganization and how language addressing that in section 8.2 might be adjusted

Straw poll of attendees and remote participants for/against the Recommended Draft Policy (submitted to the Advisory Council for use in its deliberations):

  • Total attendees/remote participants: 155
  • In favor: 47
  • Against: 0

Draft Policy ARIN-2015-11: Remove transfer language which only applied pre-exhaustion of IPv4 pool

Speaker: Rob Seastrom, ARIN Advisory Council
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Presentation Highlights:

  • Problem statement
  • Policy statement
  • Staff and legal assessment (to be requested)
  • Discussion topics

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Confusion about the removal of bullets from sections 8.3 and 8.4
  • ARIN will receive some additional small amounts of IPv4 from IANA in accordance with the global policy; nevertheless staff considers IPv4 exhaustion to be an event that has occurred

Policy Implementation and Experience Report

Speaker: Richard Jimmerson, ARIN Chief Information Officer
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Purpose of report
  • Subject Policies
    • Issuing IPv4 prefixes longer than /24 (dedicated IPv4 block to facilitate IPv6 deployment )
    • IPv4 address block swapping
    • 8.2 transfers ("return" language)

Discussion Transcript

Highlights:

  • Concern regarding the inclusion of return language in transfer section

IPv4 Exhaustion

Speaker: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Overview of current exhaustion status
  • Waiting list status and overview
  • Revocation and reissuance procedures
  • Sources of new IPv4 space at ARIN

There were no comments or questions from the floor following this presentation.

IANA Stewardship Transition

Speaker: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Transcript

Highlights:

  • IANA function overview
  • NTIA and CRISP team overview
  • ARIN Services Working Group proposal
  • Drafting of the Service Level Agreemen (SLA)

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Processing SLA comments

Fees and Services

Speaker: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Fee structure review panel overview
  • Current fee discussion status
  • Current fee model
  • Options for restructuring the fee schedule
    • Option 1: IPv6 category shift
    • Option 2: IPv6 category shift w/xxx-large category
    • Option 3: IPv6 category shift w/xxx-large AND xxx-small categories
    • Option 4: IPv6 category shift w/xxx/xxxx/xxxx-large & xxx-small categories
  • Transfer fee change options
  • Request for community feedback:
    • Should we have an XXX-Small category and allow end-users to pay based on total holdings if they so choose?
    • Should we add XXXX- and XXXXX-Large categories for consistency?

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • General support for smaller categories
  • Concern regarding transfer fees prior to completion
  • Concern regarding fee increases associated with deploying IPv6
  • ARIN budget transparency discussion
  • Potential for filing fees with regard to transfers

ARIN Board, Advisory Council, and NRO NC Election Procedures and Candidate Speeches

Speaker: Susan Hamlin, Communications and Member Services Director, ARIN
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Voting Contact eligibility
  • Election calendar
  • Voting via ARIN Online
  • Voting without an ARIN Online account
  • Ballot and vote weights

There were no comments or questions from the floor following this presentation.

Candidate Speeches

Software Development Update

Speaker: Nate Davis, Chief Operating Officer, ARIN
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Projects completed since last ARIN meeting
  • Initiatives to be deployed
  • Influences in the prioritization process
  • Project prioritization

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Two-factor authentication and its impact on voting in ARIN Elections via ARIN Online

NRO Activities Report

Speaker: Axel Pawlik, Managing Director, RIPE NCC
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Overview of the Number Resource Organization (NRO) and its responsibilities
  • 2015 members of the NRO Executive Committee, Secretariat, and coordination groups
  • Overview of NRO financial expenses
  • NRO global information
  • Regional Internet Registry (RIR) accountability
  • IANA stewardship transition
  • Cross Community Working Group on Enhancing ICANN Accountability (CCWG) overview
  • Internet Governance Forum update

There were no comments or questions from the floor following this presentation.

Draft Policy ARIN-2015-3: Remove 30 day utilization requirement in end-user IPv4 policy

Speaker: David Farmer, ARIN Advisory Council
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Problem statement
  • Current text
  • Proposed change
  • Editorial changes
  • Comments
  • Discussion to-date
  • Staff assessment
  • Discussion items

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Support for removing the 30-day immediate use requirement
  • Praise for simplicity of the proposed policy change
  • Discussion of the removal of RFC 2050 references

Draft Policy ARIN-2015-8: Reassignment Records for IPv4 End-Users 

Speaker: Chris Tacit, ARIN Advisory Council
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Problem statement
  • Policy Statement
  • Comments
  • PPML discussion
  • Questions for discussion

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Reassignments as handled by end users and ISPs
  • Clarification regarding Referral Whois (RWhois) server information in ARIN's database
  • Organizations switching from end user to ISP for registration data accuracy purposes
  • Importance of accuracy in Whois for law enforcement

Draft Policy ARIN-2015-2: Modify 8.4 (Inter-RIR Transfers to Specified Recipients)

Speaker: Cathy Aronson, ARIN Advisory Council
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Problem statement
  • Current policy statement
  • Proposed policy statement
  • Comments
  • Discussion

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • ARIN's role in the IPv4 marketplace
  • Clarification regarding geographic usage/registration requirements
  • Limits on Inter-RIR transfers
  • Concern regarding flip potential for IPv4 space

Draft Policy ARIN-2015-10: Minimum IPv6 Assignments

Speaker: John Springer, ARIN Advisory Council
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Problem statement
  • Policy statement
  • Discussion

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Concern regarding the scope of the NRPM with regard to 2015-10
  • Concern regarding mandating language suggested by 2015-10

Draft Policy ARIN-2015-7: Simplified requirements for demonstrated need for IPv4 transfers

Speaker: Rob Seastrom, ARIN Advisory Council
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Problem statement
  • Policy statement
  • Staff and legal assessments
  • Discussion

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Concern regarding the proposed loosening of policy on transfers
  • Concern regarding the potential for a more quickly depleted IPv4 market
  • Request to work further on language with staff

Open Microphone

Moderator: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Request for mailing list discussion regarding ISPs, end-users, and RWhois records
  • Support for anonymous polling
  • Clarification of fee schedule change implementation timeline
  • Potential for a NRPM rewrite consultation and project
  • Clarification regarding the Relying Party Agreement
  • Concern regarding ISP and end user-balance of representation in any omnibus project or reform

Closing Announcements

Speaker: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Sponsor acknowledgement
    • Network Connectivity Sponsors: Telus, Videotron
    • Webcast Sponsor: Google
    • Refreshment Break Sponsors: CIK Telecom, Belair, ColbaNet, ServerHub
  • Overview of Evening Social Event