[arin-ppml] 2009-2 and 2009-4 Abandoned

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Mon May 4 12:11:49 EDT 2009

The ARIN Advisory Council (AC) met on 29 April 2009 and decided to 
abandon the following two draft policies:

* Draft Policy 2009-2: Depleted IPv4 reserves
* Draft Policy 2009-4: IPv4 Recovery Fund

The AC met in accordance with the ARIN Policy Development Process which 
requires the AC to meet within 30 days of the conclusion of the Public 
Policy Meeting to make decisions about the draft policies that had been 

These draft policies have been abandoned by the AC. This action may be 
petitioned. The PDP states, “Any member of the community, including a 
proposal originator, may initiate a Last Call Petition if they are 
dissatisfied with the action taken by the Advisory Council regarding any 
draft policy. If successful, this petition will move the draft policy to 
last call discussion and review by the community on the PPML.”

The deadline to begin a petition for these draft policies is 8 May 2009. 
Petitions must include the draft policy text and a petition statement. 
Once begun, a petition lasts for 5 business days. Success is measured as 
support from at least 10 different people from 10 different 
organizations. Should a petition begin, ARIN staff will post additional 

If there are no petitions or petitions fail, then these draft policies 
will be closed.

The text for Draft Policies and Proposals is available at:


The ARIN Policy Development Process is available at:



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