[arin-ppml] Advisory Council Meeting Results - February 2018

ARIN info at arin.net
Tue Feb 20 15:07:18 EST 2018

In accordance with the Policy Development Process (PDP), the Advisory 
Council (AC) met on 15 February 2018.

The AC has classified the following as an editorial update:

* ARIN-2017-11: Reallocation and Reassignment Language Cleanup

Per Part One, Section 3.1 of the PDP:

"Changes to policy that are purely editorial and non-substantial in 
nature are outside the scope of the full Policy Development Process and 
may only be made with 30 days public notice followed by the concurrence 
of both the ARIN Advisory Council and ARIN Board of Trustees that the 
changes are non-substantial in nature."

The editorial update review window is forthcoming and will be posted 
separately for discussion.

Please note that the editorial update review window for ARIN-prop-251 is 
forthcoming, pending additional revision. Once revised, the proposed 
editorial changes will be posted separately for discussion.

The AC has advanced the following Draft Policies to Recommended Draft 
Policy status (each will be posted separately):

* ARIN-2017-3: Update to NPRM 3.6: Annual Whois POC Validation
* ARIN-2017-8: Amend Community Networks
* ARIN-2017-10: Repeal of Immediate Need for IPv4 Address Space (NRPM 

The AC advances Draft Policies to Recommended Draft Policy status once 
they have been fully developed and meet ARIN's Principles of Internet 
Number Resource Policy. Specifically, these principles are:

* Enabling Fair and Impartial Number Resource Administration

* Technically Sound

* Supported by the Community

The AC is continuing to work on:

* ARIN-2017-9: Clarification of Initial Block Size for IPv4 ISP Transfers
* ARIN-2017-12: Require New POC Validation Upon Reassignment
* ARIN-2017-13: Remove ARIN Review Requirements for Large IPv4 
Reassignments/ Reallocations
* ARIN-prop-251: Correct References to Rwhois
* ARIN-prop-252: Clarification to ISP Initial Allocation and Permit 

The PDP can be found at:

Draft Policies and Proposals under discussion can be found at:


Sean Hopkins
Policy Analyst
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)

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