Policy changes related to multihoming, validation of IRT contacts, and unmet IPv4 requests have been implemented.
The APNIC Executive Council has endorsed the adoption of policy proposals that reduce the maximum IPv4 delegation size to a /23 and abolish the IPv4 waiting list.
An interim arrangement for IPv4 address delegations from 103/8 is now in place.
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There are five proposals related to IPv6, ASN, IPv4 and the Policy Development Process to be discussed at the APNIC 47 Open Policy Meeting.
With 2-byte ASN exhaustion rapidly approaching, Geoff Huston helped develop a policy and plan that successfully transitioned the Internet to 4-byte ASNs.
Rajesh Chharia’s 2008 policy proposal to lower the minimum IPv4 allocation to a /22 helped startup ISPs across the region begin their Internet journey.
Akinori Maemura was one of a group of policy trailblazers from the APNIC region that helped create the first global IPv6 policy.
Philip Smith, Jonny Martin and Randy Bush’s policy to ration the final /8 of IPv4 addresses in the Asia Pacific provided a vital soft landing in the transition to IPv6.
Izumi Okutani tells the story behind the global policy that would change how the remaining IPv4 addresses were distributed by IANA to the RIRs.