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            IP Address Space
               Governance
                       Keith Mitchell
            Executive Board Chairman, RIPE NCC
                        (Chief Executive, LINX)
       European Information meeting, Brussels, 7th July 98


       Keith Mitchell                             http://www.ripe.net/
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                         Current Address Space Status

        Top-levelis IANA
        Delegates space and authority to
                RIPE NCC, APNIC, ARIN
        RIPE   NCC moved from academic/
          research-sponsored home (TERENA) to
          independent member-derived autonomy
          1st Jan 1998


        Keith Mitchell                        http://www.ripe.net/
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                         RIPE Organisations

        Reseaux           Internet Protocol European
        RIPE
           Open         co-ordination forum
        RIPE           NCC
           Greater        European Address Space Registry
        RIPE           CENTR
           Greater        European ccTLD forum


       Keith Mitchell                             http://www.ripe.net/
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                         RIPE NCC
        Established 1992
        Delegates address space to local
         registries:
            Approx 1100 across Europe and
             surrounding area
            ~90% are commercial ISPs
            open membership & processes




        Keith Mitchell                       http://www.ripe.net/
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                         RIPE NCC Functions
        Manages          database of:
            address & AS allocations
            routing
            domains

        Maintains        reverse address “in-addr”
         domains
        Operates “k” root name server
            one of 12 out of 13 possible root NSs
            contract with LINX in London, UK



        Keith Mitchell                               http://www.ripe.net/
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                        Local Registry Numbers

       1200

       1000

       800
                                                                          Small
       600                                                                Medium
                                                                          Large
       400

       200

          0
                  Dec-97   Jan-98   Feb-98   Mar-98   Apr-98



       Keith Mitchell                                          http://www.ripe.net/
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                                The New IANA

        Evolutionof existing IANA
        Address allocation works and is stable
            do          not break it to fix DNS governance
        Support US White Paper model of
         bottom-up accountable private entity
        Must be based on global consensus




        Keith Mitchell                                http://www.ripe.net/
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                        Address Council

  Should   comprise 3 elected representatives
     from each of the 3 regional registries
          RIPE NCC, ARIN, APNIC
  Plus CTO of NIANA
  Defines policies
  NIANA Board ratifies & implements Address
   Council decisions



       Keith Mitchell                 http://www.ripe.net/
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                    Address Council & NIANA

        Each  regional registry elects one board
         member
        NIANA has funding contract with each
         regional registry
        Important that address council has
         autonomy from other NIANA functions



        Keith Mitchell                  http://www.ripe.net/
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        European ISPs and
          the New IANA
                         Rob Blokzijl
                        Chairman, RIPE
       European Information meeting, Brussels, 7th July 98




       Keith Mitchell                          http://www.ripe.net/
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                            RIPE Organisations

        RIPE
           Open         co-ordination forum
        RIPE           NCC
           Greater        European Address Space Registry
        RIPE           CENTR
           Greater        European ccTLD forum



       Keith Mitchell                             http://www.ripe.net/
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                         New IANA Activities

        Address  space allocation
        Protocol standard identifiers
        Root server authority and
         operations
        Name space allocation
            ccTLDs
            gTLDs

        Keith Mitchell                   http://www.ripe.net/

				
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