With 2012 just around the corner, we thought it’d be fun to share ARIN’s New Year’s resolution with you, along with a refresher about what ARIN does all year round. We’re ready for the New Year and hope you are too!
ARIN is continually committed to stewardship in the management of Internet Number Resources, including IPv4, IPv6, and Autonomous System numbers for our region. Our region includes Canada, many Caribbean and North Atlantic islands, and the United States.
We shall continue to allocate Internet Protocol resources according to community-based policy, including IPv4 addresses as long as we have them and IPv6 addresses.
We shall continue to facilitate the advancement of the Internet through information and educational outreach, especially highlighting the need for IPv6 adoption.
We shall continue to look for ways to engage our community and gain your participation in the important work you support us in accomplishing.
As a nonprofit, membership organization, we will remain dedicated to serving the Internet community in three key areas:registration services, organization services, and policy development services.
ARIN shall continue to provide the technical coordination and management of Internet number resources. Including services such as:
- IP address space allocation, transfer, and record maintenance
- ASN allocation, transfer, and record maintenance
- Registration transaction information (WHOIS) and (WhoWas)
- Routing information (Internet Routing Registry)
- DNS (Reverse)
ARIN shall continue to interact with ARIN members and stakeholders in the following ways:
- Elections in the fall:ARIN is governed by an executive board elected by its membership
- Members Meetings:we’ll be in Vancouver, BC, Canada and Dallas, TX, USA in 2012
- Publication and dissemination of information
- Participation in the global Internet community
- Education and outreach
Policy Development Services
ARIN shall continue to facilitate the development of consensus-based policy for the technical coordination and management of Internet number resources in the ARIN region in the following ways: