ARIN Announcements

ARIN Announcements Latest announcements from the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN). ARIN, a nonprofit corporation, is one of five Regional Internet Registries that manage Internet number resources such as IP addresses and Autonomous System numbers. ARIN also provides a Whois query tool to find information about organizations that have registered resources with them.

  • Now Accepting Applications to ARIN's Virtual Fellowship Program for ARIN 48
    on July 28, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Apply now through 5:00 PM ET Wednesday, 25 August 2021 to be a part of the ARIN Virtual Fellowship Program. This is a wonderful way to meet others in the community, grow in your career, and be mentored as you gain experience with the ARIN Policy Development Process. This is the second time the program will take place completely online, consisting of four structured 75-minute sessions held on Thursday afternoons from 30 September through 21 October, in addition to attending the virtual ARIN 48 Public Policy Meeting on 19 and 20 October.

  • Call for Nominations Extended for Board
    on July 21, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Per the request of the 2021 Nomination Committee (NomCom), ARIN is extending the Call for Nominations for the Board of Trustees. The NomCom has determined the extension is necessary to generate an adequate candidate slate for the Board of Trustees election. Nominations will now be accepted through 5:00 PM EDT on Friday, 30 July 2021 to fill two seats on the ARIN Board of Trustees. All nominees who have already accepted their nominations and completed their questionnaires need take no further action, and the additional eligible nominations received will be added to the pool of nominees for the NomCom to consider including in the Initial Slate of Candidates to be announced later this year.

  • Last Chance! Nomination Period Closes This Friday
    on July 15, 2021 at 12:00 am

    The ARIN 2021 nomination period is almost over! All nominations and nominee questionnaires must be completed before this Friday, 16 July 2021 at 5:00 PM EDT. This leaves a very limited window to participate and shape the future of ARIN by submitting a nomination for the Board of Trustees or Advisory Council. To submit a nomination, use one of the links below: Board of Trustees Nominations: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2021BoardNom Advisory Council Nominations:

  • New ARIN Fee Schedule to Be Implemented on 1 January 2022
    on July 12, 2021 at 12:00 am

    The ARIN Board of Trustees, at its 23 June 2021 meeting, adopted a new ARIN Fee Schedule effective 1 January 2022. The new fee schedule reflects proposed modifications and community feedback collected from both the ARIN 47 Public Policy and Members Meeting as well as the Community Consultation that concluded on 10 May 2021. New fees will be reflected in invoices due on and after 1 January 2022. The new Fee Schedule includes the following changes:

  • Take Advantage of the Extension for NRO NC Nominations
    on July 9, 2021 at 12:00 am

    ARIN has extended the call for nominations to fill an ARIN region seat on the Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC). The nomination period will now end on Friday, 16 July 2021 at 5:00 PM EDT. Take advantage of this extension today by studying the requirements for the NRO NC and submitting a nomination for a qualified individual at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2021NRONCNom Nomination Requirements Any individual, regardless of ARIN Membership status, may self-nominate or nominate one or more candidates for any open NRO NC position.

  • Call for Nominations Extended for Board and Advisory Council
    on July 8, 2021 at 12:00 am

    By request of the 2021 Nomination Committee, ARIN has extended the Call for Nominations for the Board of Trustees and Advisory Council. Nominations will now be accepted through 5:00 PM EDT on Friday, 16 July 2021 to fill two seats on the ARIN Board of Trustees and seven seats on the Advisory Council. Contribute to the ARIN community by verifying the eligibility requirements for nominators and nominees and submitting a nomination for a qualified individual today!

  • Time Running Out to Make an NRO NC Nomination
    on July 7, 2021 at 12:00 am

    Are you or someone you know interested in global Internet Number Resource policy coordination? Time is running out to submit a nomination for the Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC). ARIN is still accepting nominations through 5:00 PM EDT on Friday, 09 July 2021 to fill one ARIN region seat on the Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC). The elected candidate is expected to serve a three-year term beginning 1 January 2022 and incumbents may be re-elected for consecutive terms.

  • Deadline Approaching: Submit Nominations for Board and Advisory Council Now
    on July 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    The deadline to submit nominations for the Board of Trustees and Advisory Council elections is fast approaching. All nominations must be received and accepted, and nominee questionnaires completed before 5:00 PM EDT on Friday, 09 July 2021. This leaves only a limited window to participate and have a hand in shaping the future of ARIN by submitting a nomination for the 2021 ARIN elections. The Nomination Committee is looking for your input on who should be considered for the Initial Slate of Candidates to fill two open seats on the Board of Trustees and seven open seats on the Advisory Council.

  • Independence Day Closing Information
    on July 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    The ARIN office will be closed on Monday, 5 July in observance of Independence Day. ARIN’s office will reopen with normal operating hours on Tuesday, 6 July.

  • ARIN RDAP Bootstrap Server URL Change Completed
    on July 1, 2021 at 12:00 am

    This announcement is to notify you that the previously-scheduled work on the RDAP bootstrap server URL has been completed. ARIN has changed the address of our Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) bootstrap server from https://rdap.arin.net/bootstrap to https://rdap-bootstrap.arin.net/bootstrap. Although ARIN has set up a redirect to automatically route queries from the old URL to the new URL, it is important to note we can’t guarantee the redirect will be respected by all clients.

  • Nominations Now Open for NRO NC Election
    on June 18, 2021 at 12:00 am

    ARIN is accepting nominations through 5:00 PM ET on Friday, 09 July 2021 to fill one ARIN region seat on the Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC). The elected candidate is expected to serve a three-year term beginning 1 January 2022 and incumbents may be re-elected for consecutive terms. Please review the requirements and information below and then submit a nomination today! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2021NRONCNom What is the NRO NC? The Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC) advises the NRO Executive Council on global Internet number resource policy proposals.

  • Call for Nominations for Board of Trustees and Advisory Council
    on June 18, 2021 at 12:00 am

    ARIN is accepting nominations through 5:00 PM ET on Friday, 09 July 2021, to fill two seats on the Board of Trustees and seven seats on the Advisory Council. Candidates are expected to serve three-year terms effective 1 January 2022 and incumbents may be re-elected for consecutive terms. Please help ARIN and play a pivotal role in ARIN’s Elections by reviewing the requirements and then submitting a nomination today! Select the appropriate URL below to submit a nomination for that election:

  • Juneteenth Closing Information
    on June 17, 2021 at 12:00 am

    The ARIN office will be closed on Friday, 18 June in observance of the Federal Holiday Juneteenth. ARIN’s office will reopen with normal operating hours on Monday, 21 June.

  • Reminder--Upcoming Change to RDAP Bootstrap URL Planned for 30 June 2021
    on June 15, 2021 at 12:00 am

    This announcement is to remind you of the previously-announced change of address to the Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) bootstrap server, scheduled for on or about 30 June 2021. As announced on 21 November 2020 and each month subsequently, the ARIN Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) Bootstrap server address is changing. The following information is repeated from previous announcements: ARIN is changing the address of our Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) bootstrap server from https://rdap.

  • Registration Now Open for CarPIF 7
    on June 8, 2021 at 12:00 am

    We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Caribbean Peering & Interconnection Forum (CarPIF 7), which will be held entirely online on 7 July from 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM ET. The theme of this year’s virtual event is “Strengthening and Securing Caribbean Connectivity” and we will be focusing on two issues critical to interconnection in the Caribbean – network security and network resilience. Our event this year will feature keynote speakers including Bijal Sanghani, Director on Peering DB Board of EURO-IX and Abdul-Hakeem Ajijola, Commissioner for the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace, as well as moderators from the hosting organizations.

  • New Features Added to ARIN Online
    on June 7, 2021 at 12:00 am

    ARIN is pleased to present the latest version of ARIN Online, including improvements, new features, and updates. Full release notes are included at the end of this message. All ARIN systems have been restored and are now operating normally. We thank you for your patience. If you have additional questions, comments, or issues, please submit an Ask ARIN ticket using your ARIN Online account, or contact the Registration Services Help Desk by phone Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM ET at +1.

  • Notice of upcoming maintenance to ARIN’s RPKI infrastructure
    on June 2, 2021 at 12:00 am

    ARIN is committed to being a valued resource for the member community by providing high availability services to organizations that rely on our products, including critical RPKI infrastructure operated by ARIN. We want to ensure that ARIN and the greater RPKI community are prepared in the unlikely event that access to ARIN’s RPKI repository becomes unavailable. To that end, we encourage operators utilizing ARIN’s RPKI repository data to follow the best practices as described in RFC 7115 / BCP 185 – specifically falling back to routing on unvalidated announcements (i.

  • Announcing the 2021 Nomination Committee
    on June 2, 2021 at 12:00 am

    We are pleased to announce that the following individuals have been selected to serve on the 2021 Nomination Committee (NomCom): Celeste Anderson, Pacific Wave Byron Holland, CIRA (Canadian Internet Registration Authority / Autorit Canadienne pour les enregistrements Internet) Jonathan Kalbfeld, ThoughtWave Technologies, Inc. Leif Sawyer, GCI Communications Corp Chris Tacit, Vancouver Internet Exchange (VANIX) These community members were selected from the pool of volunteers recently solicited and meet the eligibility requirements, including being associated with General Members in Good Standing, and with not more than two Advisory Council members participating.

  • Memorial Day Closing Information
    on May 26, 2021 at 12:00 am

    The ARIN office will close early on Friday, 28 May and be closed on Monday, 31 May in observance of Memorial Day. On 28 May, the main office and Financial Services Help Desk will close at 3:00 PM ET and the Registration Services Help Desk will close at 3:30 PM ET. ARIN’s office will reopen with normal operating hours on Tuesday, 1 June.

  • FINAL EXTENSION: Call for Volunteers for the 2021 Nomination Committee
    on May 24, 2021 at 12:00 am

    ARIN is offering a final extension on the call for volunteers to serve on the 2021 Nomination Committee (NomCom) through 5:00 PM ET on Friday, 28 May. To be considered as a volunteer, you must be a representative from a General Member in Good Standing, not be a candidate for election in 2021, be willing to serve a half-year term, and complete a brief volunteer questionnaire by clicking on the link below: https://www.

  • Reminder--Upcoming Change to RDAP Bootstrap URL Planned for 30 June 2021
    on May 17, 2021 at 12:00 am

    This announcement is to remind you of the previously-announced change of address to the Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) bootstrap server, scheduled for on or about 30 June 2021. As announced on 21 November 2020 and each month subsequently, the ARIN Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) Bootstrap server address is changing. The following information is repeated from previous announcements: ARIN is changing the address of our Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) bootstrap server from https://rdap.

  • ARIN Reopens Call for Volunteers for the 2021 Nomination Committee
    on May 13, 2021 at 12:00 am

    ARIN has reopened the call for volunteers to serve on the 2021 Nomination Committee (NomCom) through 5:00 PM ET on Thursday, 20 May. To be considered as a volunteer, you must be a representative from a General Member in Good Standing, not be a candidate for election in 2021, be willing to serve a half-year term, and complete a brief volunteer questionnaire by clicking on the link below: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2021NomCom The 2021 NomCom, chaired by ARIN Trustee Catherine Middleton, is seeking five volunteers from the community to serve on the committee.

  • ACSP Consultation 2021.3 - ARIN Fees is Now Closed
    on May 13, 2021 at 12:00 am

    ARIN thanks those who provided valuable feedback during the Consultation on ARIN Fees. The feedback from the community will be provided to the Board for their consideration. Overall, input from the community was supportive of work toward harmonizing fees to achieve equitable cost recovery including: Increasing the Transfer Fees to $500 Adding transaction fees for OrgCreate and OrgRecovery The need for cost-recovery necessary to support the continued development and deployment of Internet routing security services (i.

  • Registration Now Open for ARIN/CaribNOG Technical Community Forum
    on May 10, 2021 at 12:00 am

    We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 4th ARIN/CaribNOG Technical Community Forum. This virtual event will be held from 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM EDT on Thursday, 20 May. The ARIN Caribbean Forum is specifically designed to sensitize leaders, policymakers, and the technical community in the Caribbean on actions that can be taken to understand global Internet trends, contribute to mitigating risks, and maximize opportunities to a safe, open, and secure Internet.

  • Community Input Sought for the 2021 Nominee Questionnaires
    on May 6, 2021 at 12:00 am

    ARIN and the 2021 Nomination Committee (NomCom) are asking for your input regarding this year’s ARIN Board of Trustees and Advisory Council (AC), and Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC) nominee questionnaires. In the fourth quarter of each year, our membership elects individuals to the Board of Trustees and AC, and two out of three years, one ARIN-region representative to the NRO NC. To be considered for a seat on one of these bodies, a nominee must submit an online questionnaire that provides detailed information about their relevant experience and position on key community issues.