[arin-ppml] ARIN Policy Development Process

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Wed Jan 7 17:20:43 EST 2009

On 3 December 2008 the ARIN Board of Trustees adopted the ARIN Policy
Development Process (PDP), available at:

The new PDP is effective today, 7 January 2009.

All open proposals have been transitioned to the new PDP.

The following two proposals are still in last call. After last call the
ARIN Advisory Council (AC) will conduct their last call review:

    2007-14: Resource Review Process
    2008-6: Emergency Transfer Policy for IPv4 Addresses

The following two proposals were presented at the last ARIN Public
Policy Meeting and the AC elected to continue to work on them. They are
on the AC’s docket:

    2008-3: Community Networks IPv6 Allocation
    2008-7: Whois Integrity Policy Proposal

The following two proposals are in the first stage of the policy
development process. They will be reviewed by ARIN staff for clarity and
understanding, and a report of that review will be provided to the AC:

    Policy Proposal: IPv4 Recovery Fund
    Policy Proposal: Depleted IPv4 reserves

All of these proposals can be found at the Proposal Archive at:


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