ARIN 37 Public Policy Meeting, Day 2 Notes - Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Table of Contents

Opening Announcements

Speaker: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Sponsor acknowledgement
      • Network Connectivity Sponsor: C&W Business
      • Webcast Sponsor: Google
  • Overview of meeting rules
  • Discussion moderator: Paul Andersen, Vice Chair, ARIN Board of Trustees
  • Overview of Agenda and Meeting Materials

Attendees present in session room: approximately 102

Remote participants present: approximately three

Webcast views: approximately 150

NRO Activities Report

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

Highlights:

  • Overview of the Number Resource Organization (NRO) and its responsibilities
  • NRO key focus areas
  • 2016 members of the NRO Executive Committee, Secretariat, and coordination groups
  • Overview of NRO financial expenses
  • Internet Number Status Report and Comparative Policy Overview
  • RIRs accountability
  • IANA Stewardship Transition
  • Internet Governance Forum update

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

NRO NC Report

Speaker: John Sweeting, ARIN Representative on the NRO Number Council
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Address Supporting Organization¬†Address Council (ASO AC) overview
  • ASO AC members - 15 members, three representatives from each RIR
  • Recent ASO AC activities
  • Global policy management overview
  • Global policy development overview
  • ICANN Board selection - underway with selection process of Seat 10

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Louis Lee invited everyone to comment on the Seat 10 Board candidates

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

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

AC Presentation Highlights:

  • Draft Policy History:
    • Origin: ARIN-prop-221. June 2015
    • AC Shepherds: Robert Seastrom, Milton Mueller
    • Presented at:
      • ARIN 36
      • ARIN Public Policy Consultation at NANOG 66
  • Problem Statement
  • Policy Statement
  • Staff and Legal Assessment
  • Counsel’s Comment
  • Discussion Topics

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Whether this is an “and” or “or” proposal
  • Concerns about exaggeration or misrepresentation of need
  • Utilization rate and alternatives
  • Needs justification at other RIRs
  • Approval of requests when currently held space isn’t being used
  • Reclamation resulting from fraud versus missing business goals
  • Discussion of whether to vote for policy as written or only if AC should continue to work on it

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: 105
  • In favor: 32
  • Against: 2

Draft Policy ARIN-2015-9: Eliminating needs-based evaluation for Section 8.2, 8.3, and 8.4 transfers of IPv4 netblocks

Speaker: Leif Sawyer, ARIN Advisory Council
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

AC Presentation Highlights:

  • Draft Policy History:
    • Origin: ARIN-prop-223. September 2015
    • AC Shepherds: Leif Sawyer, Scott Leibrand
    • Presented at:
      • ARIN 36
    • Revised in February 2016
  • Problem Statement
  • First Proposed Solution
  • PPML Discussion
  • Competing Principles
  • Discussion Topics

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Terminology issue: registry actually being accurate versus what people think the registry reflects, making it seem inaccurate
  • Discussion on whether to reduce the risk of out-of-policy transfers and encourage more of it or not
  • Utilization of space
  • Voluntary compliance issues and policy evasion
  • Organizations structuring transactions to work around 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: 105
  • In favor: 9
  • Against: 10

RIPE NCC Update

Speaker: Andrew de la Haye, RIPE NCC Chief Operations Officer
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Membership update - strong membership growth
  • Regional approach - Middle East and Eastern Europe
  • Resource transfers
    • Completed IPv4 transfers
    • Inter-RIR transfers
  • Address hijacking
  • Improving members’ registry data
  • ARC: Assisted Registry Check
  • RIPE Atlas - almost at 10,000 probes across the world
  • RPKI update
  • RIPE NCC Academy - learning platform
  • Invitation to RIPE 72 in Copenhagen in May

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

LACNIC Update

Speaker: Sergio Rojas, Registration Services Specialist
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • LACNIC overview
  • Membership growth
  • Phase 2, soft landing, of IPv4 run-out
  • Modeling IPv4 exhaustion
  • Policy update
  • Policy Initiatives - introduced policy shepherds
  • Capacity building
  • LACNIC 25 in Havana

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Teaching dual stack versus just IPv6 in classes

APNIC Update

Speaker: Adam Gosling, APNIC Internet Policy Development Consultant
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • APNIC membership update
  • Statistics: Annual IPv4 and IPv6 delegations, IPv4 transfers, ASN assignments
  • RDAP
  • RPKI outreach
  • MyAPNIC improvements, website improvements, and redesign
  • Training - e-learning, webinars, videos
  • Technical assistance
  • 2015 policy implementations
  • Outreach: NOGs, IPv6, Security
  • APNIC labs
  • ASN visual exploration: vizAS
  • APNIC events
  • Improving communication and blog
  • Internet Operational Research Grants
  • Member survey opening in July

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Coordination of online training materials between RIRs
  • IPv6 certification platform
  • Commending usefulness of IPv6 research
  • Inter-RIR ASN transfers

AFRINIC Update

Speaker: Alan Barrett, AFRINIC CEO
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Membership update
  • Resource statistics
  • IPv4 exhaustion - the only RIR still able to allocate IPv4 according to traditional policies
  • Policy updates - transfer policy under discussion
  • certi::6 - IPv6 Certification Platform
  • IPv6 training and how to interact with the registry
  • AFRINIC/AIS Meetings 2016

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

Draft Policy ARIN-2016-1: Reserved Pool Transfer Policy

Speaker: Amy Potter, ARIN Advisory Council
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Problem statement
  • Policy statement
  • Staff and legal assessment
  • PPML summary
  • Discussion

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Discussion of recent text modifications
  • Discussion of the importance of preventing out-of-region transfer of reserved space
  • Clarification regarding staff's implementation of and adherence to Number Resource Policy Manual text

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: 90
  • In favor: 28
  • Against: 0

IANA Update

Speaker: Selina Harrington, IANA Specialist at ICANN
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Customer service survey results
  • Changes based on survey feedback
  • Conducted service organization control audits of root zone KSK system and IANA registry maintenance system
  • IPv4 recovered pool allocation - next allocation to RIRs will be in September

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

IANA Transition Panel

Panelists:

John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Presentation: PDF
Ron da Silva, ICANN Board Member
Presentation: PDF
Dr. Milton Mueller, ARIN Advisory Council
Presentation: PDF
Transcript

Highlights:

  • IANA Numbering Services SLA
    • Overview
    • Background
    • Summary
  • Cross Community Working Group on enhancing ICANN accountability (CCWG)
  • Timeline for appropriate bylaws updates
  • US Government review
  • IANA functions overview
  • Function of ICANN and the RIRs
  • ICANN Board structure and diversity
  • Overview of experience at ICANN 55 in Marrakesh
  • Updates from ICANN since ICANN 54 in Dublin
  • Goal: IANA Transition by 30 September 2016

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Suggestion that ICANN board members visit other RIRs to share information and engage with the community
  • Discussion regarding the names community's potential to contract with Post-transition IANA (PTI) versus ICANN in the short- and long-term and relation to the RIRs and IETF contracting with ICANN
  • Question and discussion regarding the NRO Executive Council's ability to take action if the transition itself is delayed

Policy Simplification

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

Highlights:

  • Considerations of Policy Simplification
  • Objective of the Policy Simplification presentation
  • Observations regarding use of policies since implementation
  • Section Four and the discussion of need/no need
  • Distinctions between ISP and End user
  • Sections that may no longer apply post-depletion
  • Section Six and the complexity of subsections
  • IPv6 traffic increases and difficulties for small organizations seeking IPv6
  • ARIN ISP members with IPv4 and IPv6 vs IPv4 only
  • IPv6 adoption rate by ISP size
  • New Fee Structure and its impact on policy

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Clarification regarding the intent to simplify the NRPM
  • Question regarding current definitions inside the NRPM for End user, ISP and LIR
  • Suggestion to staff to plan a NRPM to meet needs many years in the future
  • Clarification regarding current use of IPv4 and the potential for IPv4 to remain relevant for longer
  • Concern regarding the current IPv4 waiting list and its impact on the ability to simplify section four
  • Suggestion to tag certain sections or clauses as historic
  • Suggestions regarding different methods to streamline and simplify the NRPM as a whole.
  • Clarification regarding the size and common use of sections four, six, and ten

Software Development Update

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

Highlights:

  • Projects completed since ARIN 36
  • Upcoming initiatives
  • Project priority influences
  • Strategic guidance from the Board

Discussion transcript

Highlights:

  • Clarification regarding Engineering project prioritization

Open Microphone

Moderator: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Question regarding legacy address space holders and the potential for reclamation when requesting an 8.2 transfer
  • Concern regarding warning time for large organizations regarding new, higher fees
  • Clarification regarding future IANA allocations and timing of global depletion
  • Discussion regarding Advisory Council questions and straw polls being asked/conducted at the end of draft policy and proposal presentations

Closing Announcements and Adjournment

Speaker: John Curran, ARIN President and CEO
Transcript

Highlights:

  • Sponsor acknowledgement
    • Network Connectivity Sponsor: C&W Business
    • Webcast Sponsor: Google
  • Overview of evening Happy Hour