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ITU Plenipotentiary Results

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The 2010 Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-10) of the International Telecommunications Union concluded 22 October in Guadalajara, Mexico. This three-week event brought together representatives from the 192 Member States and more than 700 Sector Members and Associates and set all of the financial planning, strategic goals, and policy for the ITU for the next four years. InRead More

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Linking It All Together

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Late last year, ARIN officially joined the world of social media, launching a Twitter account, a Facebook account, and a YouTube channel. We followed that up by launching this lovely microsite earlier this year. We’ve done all of this for a few reasons. We wanted to open more channels for you to find us, toRead More

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IPv4: Hoarding and Black Markets and Fraud, Oh My!

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Team ARIN has been talking a lot about IPv6, why you need it, how to get it, and how to deploy it — but what about IPv4? Ever wonder what ARIN is doing to protect this rapidly diminishing resource? As IPv4 runout approaches, we figure the likelihood of nefarious behavior will increase, so our community is taking action to use resources judiciously and limit abuses.

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Guest Blog: Reflection on ARIN XXV

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[Editor’s Note: Below is a guest blog from the ARIN XXV Meeting Fellow from Canada, Steve Bertrand. This was originally posted at http://ipv6canada.com/?p=63. His views are his own.] Reflection on ARIN XXV By: Steve Bertrand This post documents my experience of the ARIN XXV meeting that occurred in Toronto, April 18-21, 2010. It is veryRead More

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Welcome to the new TeamARIN site!

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We’ll use this site to update you on the outreach and educational activities we’re doing in our region to spread the word about ARIN’s community-supported policy process, the impending depletion of IPv4 address space and the ongoing deployment of IPv6, and any other issues that come up along the way. There’s the calendar of events,Read More

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Getting Resources from ARIN

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Getting Internet number resources like IPv4 and IPv6 address space and ASNs is a relatively simple and straightforward process. The official request forms and technical information are on the ARIN website at https://www.arin.net/resources/, but this will give you a brief introduction to how the process works. Step 1: Review the resource requirements in ARIN’s NumberRead More

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