ARIN | 29 Jul 20:28 2014
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Update to the ARIN Consultation and Suggestion Process

We have reviewed and revised the ARIN Consultation and Suggestion
Process (ACSP) to add transparency and clarity to the administration of
this community feedback mechanism.

Consultations and Suggestions now require the inclusion of a rationale
to establish the intended benefit to the greater ARIN community.  We
have also clarified the handling of suggestions that ARIN has identified
for action, but cannot implement immediately.

We will continue to report ACSP progress at Public Policy Meetings and
aggressively work to improve ARIN services using input provided by the
community through this suggestions process and other feedback mechanisms.

You can view the updated Consultation and Suggestion Process at:
https://www.arin.net/participate/acsp/acsp.html

Regards,

Richard Jimmerson
Chief Information Officer
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)

ARIN | 29 Jul 16:42 2014
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On the Road To Madison and Winnipeg

We are pleased to invite you to join us at:

ARIN the Road: Madison, Wisconsin

Tuesday, 9 September 2014
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM; Happy Hour: 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM CDT
Register at: https://www.arin.net/madison

This event is hosted by the American Registry for Internet Numbers 
(ARIN) and the North American Network Operators Group (NANOG).

The agenda includes talks and tutorials on Network Security, IPv6, BGP, 
the mission and role of ARIN, IPv4 Depletion, Internet security, and more.

Lunch will be provided.

ARIN the Road: Winnipeg, Manitoba

Thursday, 11 September 2014
9:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Beers and Peers 4:30 - 6:00 PM CDT
Register at: https://www.arin.net/winnipeg

The agenda for this event includes sessions on ARIN services, the status 
of IPv6 adoption, current ARIN policy developments, ARIN technical 
services, and more.

Lunch will be provided by Epic Data Center and at the end of the day 
join us for Beers and Peers, sponsored by CIRA.

Additional Information About Both Events:
(Continue reading)

ARIN | 28 Jul 23:00 2014
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ARIN Online Maintenance Scheduled for Wednesday Night

ARIN Online will undergo maintenance from 9:00 PM until approximately 
11:59 PM EDT on Wednesday, 30 July. During this time, ARIN Online will 
be inaccessible, RESTful Provisioning transactions will be rejected, and 
any mail sent to ARIN Registration Services will be queued and not 
immediately acknowledged.

Once maintenance has been completed, ARIN Online will be accessible and 
queued mail will be processed. Any RESTful calls sent during the outage 
will not be queued, and must be resubmitted after the maintenance 
period. All other ARIN publicly available services (Whois/Whois-RWS, 
IRR, RPKI Repository Services, etc) will be available during this outage.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Regards,

Mark Kosters
Chief Technology Officer
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
ARIN | 28 Jul 18:38 2014
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Understanding the IANA Stewardship Functions Transition Process

ARIN believes that globalization of the IANA oversight is critical in
developing a true multistakeholder model of Internet governance. Since
the National Telecommunication and Information Administration (NTIA)
announced its intention to transition stewardship of the IANA functions
to the global multistakeholder community, we have been publishing
updates and other information as it becomes available. We also have
started an information page:

http://teamarin.net/education/internet-governance/iana-globalization/

As part of our commitment to the global community and the transition
process, ARIN is also working to develop the dialog in our community
about this important issue. We are currently collecting questions to
make sure we address your concerns about the transition process. Please
send your questions to info@... with the Subject “IANA Functions
Transition”, by 11 August 2014. We will be using your input to help
shape discussion on this issue at ARIN 34 and in other educational
outreach and engagement efforts.

Regards,

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

ARIN | 21 Jul 17:10 2014
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Call for Nominations: NRO NC ARIN Region

You are invited to nominate candidates from the ARIN region to fill one seat on the Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC) that will become vacant when Ron da Silva’s term expires on 31 December 2014. Candidates must be willing to serve a three-year term beginning 1 January 2015. Incumbents may be nominated for consecutive terms.

Information about the NRO NC, also known as the Address Supporting Organization Address Council, and who else is currently serving can be found at:

https://aso.icann.org/

 

You can make your nomination by clicking “nominate” at:

 

https://www.arin.net/participate/elections/index.html

 

Every three years, the Board of Trustees appoints a representative to the NRO NC from the ARIN region. This year is an appointment year so after the nomination period closes, the ARIN Board votes via secret ballot to appoint a representative.

 

Nomination details are included below. If you have questions, please contact us at info-VVaJSnPt7Kc@public.gmane.org.

Regards,

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

 

Nomination Details

1. Any individual, regardless of ARIN membership status, may self-nominate or nominate one or more candidates for any open NRO Number Council position. You can read instructions on how to make nominations at:

 

https://www.arin.net/participate/elections/instructions.html#nominate

 

2. Any individual residing within the ARIN region may be nominated, with the exception of Regional Internet Registry staff members. View the countries in the ARIN service region here at:

 

https://www.arin.net/knowledge/rirs/ARINcountries.html


3. All nominees must confirm that they qualify to serve and do not violate the Nomination and Appointment Conflict of Interest List at:

 

https://www.arin.net/participate/elections/conflicts.html

4. Nominations must be received by 5:00 PM ET on Tuesday, 20 August 2014.

5. Each nominee must submit the nominee questionnaire by 5:00 PM ET on Monday, 25 August 2014. Questionnaires are available for review at:

 

https://www.arin.net/participate/elections/nronumbercouncil.html#nccv


6. ARIN will contact all nominees via email and/or telephone to verify that they are willing and able to fulfill a three-year term. If ARIN cannot reach the nominee, the nomination will be rejected.


7. You may view the Requirements and Responsibilities of NRO NC Members at:

 

https://www.arin.net/about_us/nronc_requirements.html

 

Responsibilities of NRO NC representatives are further outlined in the ASO Memorandum of Understanding at:

 

http://archive.icann.org/en/aso/aso-mou-29oct04.htm

 

8. Further information on the NRO NC is available on the ASO website at:

 

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    <p class="MsoNormal"><a href="https://www.arin.net/participate/elections/index.html">https://www.arin.net/participate/elections/index.html</a><p></p></p>
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    <p class="MsoNormal">Regards, <br><br>
      Communications and Member Services <br>
      American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)<p></p></p>
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    <p class="MsoNormal"><a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="https://www.arin.net/participate/elections/nronumbercouncil.html#nccv">https://www.arin.net/participate/elections/nronumbercouncil.html#nccv</a><p></p></p>
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ARIN | 21 Jul 17:00 2014
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Call for Nominations: ARIN Board of Trustees and Advisory Council

General Members in Good Standing are invited to nominate candidates for 
two seats on the Board of Trustees and seven seats on the Advisory Council.

You can submit a nomination by selecting “nominate” at:

https://www.arin.net/participate/elections/index.html

Nomination details are included below. If you have questions, please 
contact us at info@...

Board members Timothy Denton and Bill Woodcock will conclude their 
current three-year terms on 31 December 2014.

Advisory Council representatives Dan Alexander, Kevin Blumberg, Bill 
Darte, David Farmer, and John Sweeting will conclude their current 
three-year terms on 31 December 2014. Advisory Council member Andrew Dul 
will also conclude his one-year Advisory Council appointment, creating 
an additional seat for a one-year term. There is another one-year term 
available to complete the term for the seat vacated by former Advisory 
Council Member Stacy Hughes.

New Board and Advisory Council terms begin 1 January 2015. ARIN Board 
and Advisory Council incumbents may be re-elected for consecutive terms.

The Board of Trustees and Advisory Council elections have a Nomination 
Committee (NomCom) that is responsible for identifying, recruiting, and 
certifying a properly selected slate of candidates to be placed in 
nomination before the membership for election. This year's NomCom 
members are Board of Trustee members Aaron Hughes (NomCom Chair) and 
Paul Andersen and general member volunteers John Brown, Byron Holland, 
Stephen Middleton, Tina Morris, and John Springer.

Regards,

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

Nomination Details

1. You must be a Trustee or an ARIN General Member in Good Standing to 
make nominations. Nominees do not need to be ARIN members. 
Self-nominations from General Members in Good Standing are permitted. 
For nomination instructions, visit:

https://www.arin.net/participate/elections/instructions.html#nominate

2. All nominees must confirm that they qualify to serve and do not 
violate the Nomination and Appointment Conflict of Interest List at:

https://www.arin.net/participate/elections/conflicts.html

3. Nominations must be received by 5:00 PM ET on Tuesday, 20 August 
2014. In accordance with ARIN's Bylaws, each Trustee or General Member 
in Good Standing may make up to three nominations for each open seat.

4. Each nominee must submit the nominee questionnaire by 5:00 PM ET on 
Monday 25 August. The 2014 questionnaires are incoming soon and will be 
available at:

https://www.arin.net/participate/elections/elec_procedures.html#cv

5. ARIN will contact all nominees via email and/or telephone to verify 
that they are willing and able to fulfill a three-year term. If ARIN 
cannot reach the nominee, the nomination will be rejected.

6. You may view the initial requirements and responsibilities of Board 
Members at:

https://www.arin.net/about_us/bot_requirements.html

The Advisory Council requirements and responsibilities are available at:

https://www.arin.net/about_us/ac_requirements.html
ARIN | 17 Jul 15:33 2014
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IANA Functions Stewardship Transition Coordination Group Meeting Webcast LIVE TODAY

Yesterday ICANN announced that the first meeting of the IANA Functions 
Stewardship Transition Coordination Group meeting is taking place in 
London 17-18 July.  The proceedings are being webcast to allow the 
global multistakeholder community to follow the discussion.

https://icann.adobeconnect.com/coordinationgroup/

The full text of the announcement is provided below.  We hope you will 
take the time to tune in for these critical discussions.

Regards,

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

***

https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2014-07-16-en

IANA Functions Stewardship Transition Updates

  On 14 March 2014, the NTIA announced its intention to transition its 
stewardship role of IANA functions, and called upon ICANN to launch and 
facilitate a process with the community to derive a proposal to 
transition the IANA functions to the global multistakeholder community, 
meeting the criteria set out by the NTIA.
Following community dialogue, the process for developing a proposal for 
this transition was posted on 6 June 2014. As a part of this process, a 
Coordination Group will be responsible for preparing a transitional 
proposal respective of the differing needs of the various affected 
parties of the IANA functions.

See here for a full list of the Coordination Group Representatives. 
https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/coordination-group-2014-06-17-en

The first face-to-face meeting of the Coordination Group will take place 
in London from 08:00-17:00 UTC on 17-18 July at the Hilton London 
Metropole Hotel.

The global multistakeholder community will be able to follow the 
Coordination Group's first meeting through the Virtual Meeting Room and 
through audio translations into these languages:

*    English
*    French
*    Spanish
*    Chinese
*    Russian
*    Arabic
*    Portuguese

In addition, the community is encouraged to join the conversation 
through use of the online discussion forum or ICANN's dedicated IANA 
Transition mailing list to discuss the transition process.

For more information about the Coordination Group and the IANA 
Function's Stewardship Transition, please visit the NTIA IANA Functions' 
Stewardship Transition microsite. https://www.icann.org/stewardship

***

ARIN | 15 Jul 20:02 2014
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Tune in to IGF-USA 2014 Tomorrow

Internet Governance Forum USA (IGF-USA) 2014 is a multistakeholder U.S.
forum designed to engage civil society, government, technologists,
research scientists, industry, and academia, and help move policy
forward by creating partnerships, coalitions and dialogues that
demonstrate best practices.

Tomorrow, 16 July, thought leaders from across the U.S. Internet
community will meet at George Washington University for this full-day
event, from 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM EDT.

We strongly encourage you to tune in to the webcast to learn more about
current Internet Governance issues, including those surrounding the
Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) functions oversight
transition and Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers
(ICANN) accountability.

View the webcast at: http://www.isoc-dc.org/isoc-dc-tv/

Agenda topics include:

      * Human Rights in the Internet Governance Debate
      * Net Neutrality Around the World
      * The Evolution of the Internet Governance Ecosystem
      * Big Data, The Internet of Things, Privacy and Trust

Don't miss out on your chance to take part in this regional preparatory
event as the ramp-up toward the Ninth Annual IGF meeting in Istanbul,
Turkey continues.

Regards,

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

ARIN | 13 Jul 19:46 2014
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New Features Added to ARIN Online

ARIN is pleased to present the latest version of ARIN Online, including 
many improvements, new features, and enhancements. Full release notes 
are included below this message.

All ARIN systems have been restored and are now operating normally. We 
thank you for your patience. Please send any questions, comments, or 
issues to hostmaster@...

Regards,

Mark Kosters
Chief Technology Officer
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)

Release Notes:

- ARIN Online users may now view their organization's active RSA/LRSA
version and signing date by selecting their organization on the 
ORGANIZATION DATA page.

- Route Origin Authorizations (ROAs) requested within ARIN's Resource
Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI) may now use AS0 as their origin 
Autonomous System (AS).

- The ARIN Suggestion form now includes a field indicating whether the
author would like to be listed publicly or kept anonymous.

-Whois Inaccuracies may be reported via a web form. Links to this form
have been placed on the right side of all Whois-RWS pages, as well as 
within the output for all Whois command line and port 43 queries. Whois 
Inaccuracy

Whois Inaccuracy Reporting details may be seen on the ARIN Services Page at:

https://www.arin.net/resources/services/index.html#whoisinaccuracy

- Shared Tickets: For tickets that affect multiple Point of Contact
records (POCs) for an Org ID, those tickets and ticket correspondence 
are now accessible to all Admin and Tech Points of Contact (POCs) linked 
to that Org ID. Before receiving correspondence notifications for about 
tickets created by others, Admin and Tech POCs must add themselves as 
watchers using the button on each ticket's Ticket Information page 
within the TRACK TICKETS page.

- ARIN Online users may now search for whole or partial ticket numbers
by selecting the SEARCH TICKETS button within the TRACK TICKETS page.

- When an approved IP address or Autonomous System Number (ASN) request
ticket is inactive and nearing automatic closure, a notification will be 
sent to all ARIN Online users associated with Admin or Tech POCS linked 
to the appropriate Org ID.
ARIN | 10 Jul 16:59 2014
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ARIN Online Maintenance Scheduled for Sunday

ARIN Online will undergo maintenance from 7:00 AM until approximately 
3:00 PM ET on Sunday, 13 July in order to deploy new functionality.

During this time, ARIN Online will be inaccessible, RESTful Provisioning 
transactions will be rejected, and any mail sent to ARIN Registration 
Services will be queued and not immediately acknowledged.

Once maintenance has been completed, ARIN Online will be accessible and 
queued mail will be processed. Any RESTful calls sent during the outage 
will not be queued, and must be resubmitted after the maintenance period.

All other ARIN publicly available services (Whois/Whois-RWS, IRR, RPKI 
Repository Services, etc) will be available during this outage, but may 
experience degraded responses.

Thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Regards,

Mark Kosters
Chief Technology Officer
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
ARIN | 7 Jul 17:06 2014
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Last Chance to Submit Suggestions for 2014 Nominee Questionnaires

In October 2014 ARIN will hold elections for open seats on the ARIN 
Board of Trustees, ARIN Advisory Council, and make one appointment to 
the NRO Number Council (also known as the ASO Address Council).

If you have questions on relevant policy issues and challenges facing 
ARIN that you'd like candidates to answer, send them to info@... no 
later than today 7 July 2014. Please indicate if your question is 
directed to candidates for the Board, Advisory Council, NRO Number 
Council or any combination of the three.

The Nomination Committee (NomCom) will determine the final list and 
phrasing of all questions. ARIN will publish candidate bios and their 
questionnaire responses when the slate of candidates is announced. Last 
year's nominee questions may be viewed at:

https://www.arin.net/participate/elections/ac.html#accv
https://www.arin.net/participate/elections/board.html#botcv
https://www.arin.net/participate/elections/nronumbercouncil.html#nccv

We look forward to your participation and input.

Regards,

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

Gmane