ARIN 37 Public Policy Meeting, Day 1 Notes - Monday, 18 April 2016

Table of Contents

Opening Announcements

Speaker: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Introductions - Board of Trustees, Advisory Council (AC), and Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC), ARIN management team, Meeting Fellows, and RIR colleagues
  • Meeting Attendee Overview - Total attendees: 125 (nine from Canada, 56 from the US, 48 from the Caribbean, 14 from outside the ARIN region, and 28 registered remote participants)
  • Remote participation overview
  • Sponsor acknowledgement
  • ARIN at a Glance recap (Raffle Winner: Oshane Gooden)
  • Overview of meeting rules
  • Discussion moderator: Paul Andersen, Vice Chair, ARIN Board of Trustees
  • Overview of Agenda and Meeting Materials
  • Brief speech by Cecil McCain, Jamaican Ministry of Science, Energy, and Technology, Director of Post & Telecom

Attendees present in session room: approximately 130

Remote participants present: approximately seven

Webcast views: 204

Advisory Council On-docket Proposals Report

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

Highlights:

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

Regional PDP Report

Speaker: Einar Bohlin, ARIN Government Affairs & Public Policy Analyst
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Overview of the Number of Policy Proposals at all five RIRs
  • Current Discussions at other RIRs
  • Reference URLs for each RIR's proposals

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

Policy Implementation and Experience Report

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

Highlights:

  • Purpose of report
  • Subject Policies
    • NRPM 5: AS Number Policy
    • NRPM 8.3: Some Sources Desire to Qualify as recipient Before Acting as a Source
    • NRPM 8.3: Some Recipients Later Complain about Problems with their New IPv4 Block
    • NRPM 8.4: Some Desire Transfer of AS Numbers

Discussion Transcript

Highlights:

  • Request for guidance to applicants regarding unique routing policies
  • Clarification regarding users of large cloud services
  • ARIN's ability to provide data to those receiving blacklisted or problematic IPv4 via 8.3 transfers
  • Concern regarding the need for inter-RIR ASN transfers
  • Suggestion to add disclaimers to ARIN policy/procedures
  • Potential use of escrow for IPv4 address space
  • Clarification regarding broker requirements and required due diligence
  • Clarification regarding prequalification for subsets of released IPv4 address space

Internet Number Resource Status Report

Speaker: Leslie Nobile, ARIN Senior Director of Global Registry Knowledge
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Status of IPv4 Address Space at each RIR
  • Available IPv4 /8s at each RIR
  • Issued IPv4 address space
  • ASN Assignments
  • 4-byte ASN Assignments
  • IPv6 Allocations
  • IPv6 Assignments
  • Percentage of Members with IPv4 and IPv6 by region

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Question regarding ASN issuance in the RIPE NCC region
  • Clarification regarding 4-byte ASN allocation policy from IANA to the RIRs

IPv6 Panel - Operational Success Stories

Panelists:

  • Aaron Hughes, CEO, 6connect
  • Andrew Dul, Network Architect, EGATE Networks
  • Dan Alexander, Network Engineer, Comcast
  • Rob Seastrom, Principal Engineer, Time Warner Cable
  • Owen DeLong, Senior Architect, Akamai Technologies
  • Charles Gucker, Network Engineer, VMware

Transcript

Highlights:

  • Panelist Introductions
  • IPv6 implementation status
  • Problems and hurdles
  • Gauging customer needs vs operational
  • Benefits seen after implementation
  • Takeaways from implementation experience
  • Advice for those looking to transition

Discussion Transcript

Highlights:

  • Hardware upgrade requirements for successful deployment of IPv6
  • Perceived timelines and tipping points for IPv4 relevancy
  • Reasons for avoiding the use of Network Address Translation, Carrier-Grade or otherwise

Remarks from Network Sponsor

Speaker: Donovan White, Vice President, C&W Business
Transcript

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

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

Highlights:

  • History
      • Origin: ARIN-prop-216. May 2015
      • AC Shepherds: Cathy Aronson, Chris Tacit
      • Presented at: PPC at NANOG 64; ARIN 36; PPC at NANOG 66
      • Revised in February 2016 and April 2016
  • Problem statement
  • Summary
  • Implementation example
  • Policy Statement
  • Rationale
  • Discussion Topics

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Discussion of how to interpret "unless either the source and recipient entities own or control each other" and suggestion to revise text for clarification
  • Are there other use cases that the community sees, and how targeted is this policy?

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

  • Total attendees/remote participants: 108
  • In favor: 29
  • Against: 1

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

Introduction: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Speaker: David Farmer, ARIN Advisory Council
Introduction: PDF
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Introduction Highlights:

  • History:
    • Origin: ARIN-prop-217. February 2015
    • AC shepherds: David Farmer, Leif Sawyer
    • Presented at: PPC at NANOG 64; ARIN 36
    • Advanced to Recommended Draft Policy in March 2016
  • Staff understanding
  • Implementation overview
  • Legal assessment

AC Presentation Highlights:

  • Problem statement
  • Policy Statement
  • Policy and Editorial Changes
  • Comments
  • Summary of Opposition
  • Staff Assessment
  • Discussion Topics

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Discussion of whether or not the current text of the draft policy allows for abuse and fraud
  • Discussion about extending the verification term
  • How to verify that an organization has utilized the space they claimed they would

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: 117
  • In favor: 42
  • Against: 3

IETF Report

Cathy Aronson, ARIN Advisory Council
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • IETF Working Group Updates
  • IEPG Update
  • Sunset v4 Working Group
  • v6 Operations Working Group
  • IPv6 Maintenance (6MAN)
  • HOMENET
  • Babel BoF
  • Human Rights on the Internet Research Group
  • IANA Transition Plan
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • ARCing BoF
  • SUPA
  • TEAS Working Group
  • STIR Working Group
  • GROW
  • Diversity
  • SIDR

Discussion Transcript

Highlights:

  • RPKI Trust Anchors
  • Discussion to discontinue protocol development for IPv4 and only do it for IPv6
  • Squatting on RFC 1918 space

The Importance of Whois Accuracy

Speaker: Leslie Nobile, ARIN Senior Director of Global Registry Knowledge
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Purpose of Whois and Who Uses It
  • Why Maintain Accurate Whois Data
  • Resource Hijackers and Targets
  • Protecting Your Whois Data – Keep ARIN Updated
  • Point of Contact Validation Statistics and Enhancements
  • Specific Steps for Keeping Your Records Updated

Discussion Transcript

Highlights:

  • Orphan POCs
  • Include first POC validation link when POC is first created, rather than waiting one year
  • Create notification that an orphan POC is being created when a resource record is deleted
  • Possible privacy violation concerns
  • Legacy resource holders concerned about losing their resources if they update their information
  • Number resources as right to use versus property
  • Locking down resources to protect against hijacking

Closing Announcements & Adjournment

Speaker: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Sponsor acknowledgement
    • Network Connectivity Sponsor: C&W Business
    • Webcast Sponsor: Google
  • Overview of Evening Social Event