[CRISP-TEAM] IANA Intellectual Property Rights: Minimum Requirements

Andrei Robachevsky robachevsky at isoc.org
Tue Oct 13 10:49:30 CEST 2015

Hi Nurani,

I was under the impression that we agreed to reflect in this document
that the requirements must be implemented as part of the transition,
before the NTIA contract expires.



Nurani Nimpuno wrote on 13/10/15 08:20:
> Hi all,
> As agreed at the last CRISP call, we added a reference about the IETF
> trust to the text that Paul wrote. We will share this with the global
> nro-ianaxfer list as well as the other communities. 
> As noted in the last CRISP call, the IANAPLAN group has also published a
> statement on the IPR issue, which the CRISP team found was consistent
> with the Number Community’s minimum requirements. 
> Kind regards,
> Nurani
> ===
> *IANA Intellectual Property Rights: Minimum Requirements*
> * *
> This document outlines the Internet Number Community’s minimum
> requirements regarding IANA Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), as
> expressed in the Number Community proposal.  
> *Minimum Requirements Regarding the IANA Trademark/ /and IANA.ORG
> <http://IANA.ORG>//*
> The IANA trademark and the IANA.ORG <http://IANA.ORG> domain name will
> be associated with the IANA numbering services and not with a particular
> IANA Numbering Services Operator.
> The IANA trademark and the IANA.ORG <http://IANA.ORG> domain will be
> transferred and permanently held by an organisation that:
> -       Is not the IANA Numbering Services Operator 
> -       Is an entity independent of the IANA Numbering Services Operator
> -       Is neutral, trusted by the community of IANA stakeholders and
> has a proven track record of competence and transparency
> -       Will facilitate a smooth transition of licenses and permissions
> should another operator (or operators) be selected in the future
> -       Will ensure that these assets are used in a non-discriminatory
> manner for the benefit of the entire Internet community 
> From the Internet Number Community’s perspective, the IETF Trust would
> be an acceptable candidate for this role based on the minimum
> requirements described above. 
> *Minimum Requirements Regarding the IPR Status of Registries Related to
> the Performance of the IANA Numbering Services*
> The IPR status of registries related to the performance of IANA
> numbering services must ensure free and unrestricted access to the
> public registry data throughout the stewardship transition and beyond. 
> In particular:
> -       The IANA Number Registries must be in the public domain
> -       Non-public information related to the IANA number resource
> registries and corresponding services, including the provision of
> reverse DNS delegation in IN-ADDR.ARPA and IP6.ARPA, is managed by the
> IANA operator and will be transferred to its successor(s)
> -       All rights to non-public information related to the IANA number
> resource registries and corresponding services must be transferred to
> the RIRs 
> == end
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