ARIN-PPML Message

[arin-ppml] Advisory Council Meeting Results - February 2012

> The AC abandoned proposals 161, 163 and 164. The AC is advancing draft
> policy text for proposals 151 and 159 that differs from the original
> proposal texts. Anyone dissatisfied with these decisions may initiate
> a petition. The petition to advance these proposals is the "Discussion
> Petition." The deadline to begin a petition will be five business days
> after the AC's draft meeting minutes are published.

The minutes of the AC's 16 February 2012 meeting have been published and 
are available at:
https://www.arin.net/about_us/ac/index.html

The deadline to begin petitions for proposals 161, 151, and 159 is 7 
March 2012 (there are already petitions underway for proposals 163 and 164).

Draft Policy and Policy Proposal texts are available at:
https://www.arin.net/policy/proposals/index.html

Regards,

Communications and Member Services
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)



On 2/22/12 5:52 PM, ARIN wrote:
> In accordance with the ARIN Policy Development Process, the ARIN
> Advisory Council (AC) held a meeting on 16 February 2012 and made
> decisions about several proposals.
>
> The AC selected the following proposals as draft policies for adoption
> discussion online and at the ARIN XXIX Public Policy Meeting in
> Vancouver in April. The draft policies will be posted shortly to the
> PPML.
>
>   ARIN-prop-151 Limiting needs requirements for IPv4 Transfers
>   ARIN-prop-159 IPv6 Subsequent Allocations Utilization Requirement
>
> The AC abandoned the following proposals:
>
>   ARIN-prop-161 Normalize Free pool and Transfer justification periods
>   ARIN-prop-163 Dedicated resources for initial ISP allocations
>   ARIN-prop-164 Predictable ARIN IPv4 Resource exhaustion
>
> The AC stated the following about proposal 161, "Based on similarities
> between proposals 161 and 162 combined with the greater support of 162
> on PPML, the AC decided to abandon 161 and focus on development of 162."
>
> Regarding proposal 163, the AC stated, "Based on a lack of significant
> support or extenuating circumstances that would require the creation
> of a specially designated class of v4 address space within the ARIN
> region, the AC chose to abandon proposal 163. Without a compelling
> inequity present, it's difficult to make a case for carve-outs of any
> kind other than for critical infrastructure. The community has
> underscored this with significant expressions of support for fewer v4
> initiatives and more focus on transition."
>
> And regarding proposal 164, the AC said, "Due to a lack of support and
> strong opposition among the community on PPML, the AC abandoned
> proposal 164."
>
> The AC thanks the authors and the community for their continuing effort
> and contributions to these and all other policy considerations.
>
> The AC abandoned proposals 161, 163 and 164. The AC is advancing draft
> policy text for proposals 151 and 159 that differs from the original
> proposal texts. Anyone dissatisfied with these decisions may initiate
> a petition. The petition to advance these proposals is the "Discussion
> Petition." The deadline to begin a petition will be five business days
> after the AC's draft meeting minutes are published.
>
> For more information on starting and participating in petitions, see
> PDP Petitions at:
> https://www.arin.net/policy/pdp_petitions.html
>
> Draft Policy and Proposal texts are available at:
> https://www.arin.net/policy/proposals/index.html
>
> The ARIN Policy Development Process can be found at:
> https://www.arin.net/policy/pdp.html
>
> Regards,
>
> Communications and Member Services
> American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)