[arin-ppml] LAST CALL: Recommended Draft Policy ARIN-2014-12: Anti-hijack Policy

Matthew Kaufman matthew at matthew.at
Tue Jul 8 19:38:34 EDT 2014

Support. Additionally I think that the community has made it clear that 
ARIN should be following their own policies (including this one, if 
applicable) if/when allocating addresses to themselves.

Matthew Kaufman

On 6/24/2014 1:16 PM, ARIN wrote:
> The ARIN Advisory Council (AC) met on 19 June 2014 and decided to
> send the following to an extended last call:
>   Recommended Draft Policy ARIN-2014-12: Anti-hijack Policy
> The text has been revised. The AC provided the following:
> "ARIN-2014-12 has been modified since the ARIN Advisory Council (AC)
> recommended this policy on 15 May 2014, in the following ways;
> 1. The second and third sentences of the policy text were modified to
> clarify the original policy intent regarding deviation from the minimum
> allocation size, either smaller or larger as discussed on PPML. These
> changes are considered editorial in nature and do not change the intent
> of the policy.
> 2. A sentence was added to the policy statement reflecting the changes
> to the policy text as discussed above."
> Feedback is encouraged during the last call period. All comments should
> be provided to the Public Policy Mailing List. This last call will
> expire on 15 July 2014. After last call the AC will conduct their
> last call review.
> The draft policy text is below and available at:
> https://www.arin.net/policy/proposals/
> The ARIN Policy Development Process is available at:
> https://www.arin.net/policy/pdp.html
> Regards,
> Communications and Member Services
> American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
> ## * ##
> Recommended Draft Policy ARIN-2014-12
> Anti-hijack Policy
> Date: 17 June 2014
> AC's assessment of conformance with the Principles of Internet Number
> Resource Policy:
> ARIN-2014-12: Anti-hijack Policy enables fair, impartial, and
> technically sound number resource administration by updating the
> guidelines for the allocation of experimental resources to ensure all
> such allocation are documented in Whois, noting their experimental
> status, and provides these allocations may not overlap any other
> allocations.  Additionally, part of the original policy text has been
> clarified through editorial changes.
> Problem Statement:
> ARIN should not give research organizations permission to hijack 
> prefixes that have already been allocated. Research organizations 
> announcing lit aggregates may receive sensitive production traffic 
> belonging to live networks during periods of instability.
> Section 11.7 describes more than allocation size therefore updating 
> the section heading to something more accurate is appropriate.
> Policy statement:
> Modify the section 11.7 heading to be more accurate. Modify the first 
> sentence to prohibit overlapping assignments. Add text at the end to 
> define how research allocations should be designated.
> Modify the second and third sentences to clarify the original policy 
> intent regarding deviation from the minimum allocation size, smaller 
> or larger as discussed on PPML.
> 11.7 Resource Allocation Guidelines
> The Numbering Resources requested come from the global Internet 
> Resource space, do not overlap currently assigned space, and are not 
> from private or other non-routable Internet Resource space. The 
> allocation size shall be consistent with the existing ARIN minimum 
> allocation sizes, unless smaller allocations are intended to be 
> explicitly part of the experiment. If an organization requires more 
> resources than stipulated by the minimum allocation size in force at 
> the time of its request, the request must clearly describe and justify 
> why a larger allocation is required.
> All research allocations must be registered publicly in whois. Each 
> research allocation will be designated as a research allocation with a 
> comment indicating when the allocation will end.
> Comments:
> a. Timetable for implementation: Immediate
> b. Anything else:
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