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Re: [apnic-talk] Community Statement to ITU

Subject: Re: [apnic-talk] Community Statement to ITU
From: Sam Dickinson
Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2010 12:11:46 +1000
Hi Kurt

The transcripts and video of the session are up now at:

     http://meetings.apnic.net/29/program/consultation

I hope this helps.

Sam

On 4/3/10 12:08 PM, Lindqvist Kurt Erik wrote:
> I guess this is more for APNIC staff, but...
> 
> Perhaps my Interweb skills are not what they should be, but where/when will 
> the video/transcripts of the meeting be posted? 
> 
> 
> - kurtis -
> 
> On 3 mar 2010, at 10.39, James Spenceley wrote:
> 
>> Dear All,
>>
>> Please find the statement presented as the Community's position to the ITU 
>> at the "Community Consultation - IPv6 and ITU" session at APRICOT10 today.
>>
>> Feel free to distribute more widely.
>>
>> --
>> James Spenceley
>>
>>
>> -------------
>> Introduction
>> -------------
>>
>> IP address management is fundamental to ongoing Internet stability. Over the 
>> past decade the Internet has become fundamental to the world’s economy. The 
>> Internet is truly global. What happens in one part of the world affects the 
>> rest of the world. So changes in IP address management could affect billions 
>> of devices globally, irrespective of the country where they are located.
>>
>> -------------------------------------
>> The importance of an open environment
>> -------------------------------------
>>
>> The Internet has become what it is today because of the open, transparent, 
>> bottom-up process used to develop the Internet’s protocols and management 
>> policies. Everyone is encouraged to participate.
>>
>> RIR decision making has no barriers to participation. Anyone, including 
>> government, can have their say. This is made transparent by public archives 
>> of the decision making process, including mailing lists, video, and meeting 
>> transcripts.
>>
>> Risks of introducing a parallel address management system
>>
>> The operational stability, security, and efficiency of the Internet relies 
>> on a single consistent address management framework. The introduction of 
>> "competing" address management systems is not desired by network operators, 
>> and carries the strong risk of fragmenting address management policies, of 
>> fragmenting the Internet itself, and of compromising the Internet’s security 
>> and stability.
>>
>> -----------------------
>> Equitable Distribution
>> -----------------------
>>
>> We note the equitable distribution of addresses is already in place in the 
>> current IPv6 management system and addresses are being deployed actively and 
>> effectively throughout the world at this time. Each RIR already has the same 
>> sized block to distribute to networks within their region.
>>
>> -----------------------
>> Actions
>> -----------------------
>>
>> 1.     The proposal for a parallel address management system involves 
>> significant risks and therefore requires a clear problem statement, complete 
>> explanation of its details, and a thorough risk analysis of its consequence. 
>>  The NAv6 paper satisfies none of these requirements. Therefore, the NAv6 
>> proposal, the paper itself cannot be considered as a substantial basis for 
>> discussion at the ITU IPv6 Group's work.
>>
>> 2.     Since concern about potential IPv6 exhaustion appears to be one of 
>> the fundamental concerns behind the ITU’s studies into IPv6, we suggest that 
>> the ITU conduct a study on this.
>>
>> 3.     We ask the ITU's IPv6 Group follow the example of the Internet 
>> community and the IGF process and make its documents and records available 
>> publicly, so that all Internet stakeholders can participate in deliberations 
>> which could have global ramifications. We ask ITU Member States and Sector 
>> Members to recall the Tunis Agenda’s call for a multi-stakeholder approach 
>> to Internet governance and call on the ITU to support the current 
>> multi-stakeholder system of address management.
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>>
> 
> Best regards,
> 
> - kurtis -



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