ARIN-PPML Message

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

> The AC abandoned proposals 168, 170, 171 and 172. Anyone dissatisfied
> with these decisions may initiate a petition. The petition to advance
> a proposal would be 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 21 June 2012 meeting have been published and are 
available at:
https://www.arin.net/about_us/ac/index.html

The deadline to begin a petition is 20 July 2012.

Regards,

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

On 6/26/12 3:38 PM, ARIN wrote:
> In accordance with the ARIN Policy Development Process, the ARIN
> Advisory Council (AC) held a meeting on 21 June 2012 and made
> decisions about several draft policies and proposals.
>
> The AC abandoned the following proposals:
>
> ARIN-prop-168 Promote 4byte ASN Usage
>
> ARIN-prop-170 Transfer of Number Resources in case of Bankruptcy
>
> ARIN-prop-171 Section 8.4 Modifications: ASN and legacy resources
>
> ARIN-prop-172 Additional definition for NRPM Section 2 - Legacy Resources
>
> The AC provides the following statements about these proposals:
>
> "The AC felt that ARIN-prop-168 was overly complex, and that it was
> unclear how the proposal would accomplish the stated goal of
> "Promoting 4byte ASN Usage".   Based on that assessment, the lack of
> support on PPML, and confirmation from ARIN staff that no policy
> changes are necessary for an organization to request and receive a
> 4-byte ASN, the ARIN AC chose to abandon ARIN-prop-168."
>
> "Based on feedback from PPML and from the proposal originator, the
> ARIN AC chose to abandon ARIN-prop-170.  The proposal would not have
> resulted in an actual policy change, but would simply have codified
> existing staff practice.  In addition, after the recent adoption of
> 2012-3 ASN transfers, the AC saw little need for further policy in
> this area."
>
> "Based on the strong opposition to and weak support for proposal 171
> expressed on the PPML along with the concerns expressed by staff in
> the clarity and understanding, the AC abandoned proposal 171."
>
> "Based on opposition to the proposal from PPML, ongoing discussions
> about the linkage of Proposal 172 to Proposal 171, and possible future
> needs for a definition such as was included in Proposal 172, the AC
> decided to abandon Proposal 172, with intent to re-address the issues
> raised therein at a later date."
>
> The AC abandoned proposals 168, 170, 171 and 172. Anyone dissatisfied
> with these decisions may initiate a petition. The petition to advance
> a proposal would be 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)
>