2-byte Autonomous System (AS) Number Pool Nearing Depletion

In September 2013, the IANA issued its last remaining full block (1024) of 2-byte AS numbers, with 512 going to APNIC and 512 going to Ripe NCC.  Of the 65,536 total AS numbers in the 2-byte pool, there now remain just 496. Following a globally coordinated policy implemented in January 2007, the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) began allocating 4-byte… Read More

RIR Comparative Policy Overview 2013-04

RIR Comparative Policy Overview (version 2013-04) (version 2013-04) The goal of this document is to provide a comparative overview of policies across the Regional Internet Registry (RIR) system. It is not a policy statement by the RIRs, but serves as a reference for the Internet community. While this document was accurate on the date of publication, it may be outdated… Read More

Hartmut Glaser Reappointed to NRO Number Council

The LACNIC Board reappointed Hartmut Glaser as member of the NRO Number Council. His new term will expire on Dec. 31st, 2014. Information on the NRO Number Council can be found at: https://www.nro.net/about-the-nro/the-nro-number-council