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Archived Policy Proposals

The policy proposals on this page have been archived. You can see at a glance if they were accepted and adopted by the RIPE community or withdrawn at any stage.

Name Status Proposal Number Working Group Date Archived
Validation of "abuse-mailbox"
2019-04 Anti-Abuse Working Group September 2020

Summary: The proposal aimed to have the RIPE NCC validate "abuse-c:” information more often and introduce a new validation process.

Reason for withdrawal: The proposal did not reach consensus and the WG chairs did not feel that any further redrafting of the proposal would achieve consensus.

Appeal: The proposer appealed against the decision of the WG Chairs on October 5, 2020

Outcome of the Appeal: October 26, 2020 - The WG Chairs Collective (WGCC) decided to uphold the decision of the Co-Chairs of the Anti-Abuse Working Group.

SLURM file for Unallocated and Unassigned RIPE NCC Address Space
2019-08 Routing Working Group July 2020

Summary: The proposal aimed for the RIPE NCC to publish a SLURM file (Simplified Local Internet Number Resource Management with the RPKI), containing assertions with the origin “AS0” for all unallocated and unassigned address space under our control.

Reason for withdrawal: The WG Chair felt that raised concerns remained unaddressed and that there was a strong opposition against the proposal in the community.

Multiple Editorial Changes in IPv6 Policy
2019-06 Address Policy Working Group March 2020

Summary: This proposal aimed to remove obsoleted text and simplify the IPv6 policy.

Default assignment size for IXPs
2019-07 Address Policy Working Group January 2020

Summary: This proposal aimed to change the default IXP assignment size from a /24 to a needs-based model, with a /27 as a minimum.

Reason for Withdrawal: The proposer felt that there was no clear direction on how to proceed with the proposal.

RIPE NCC IRR Database Non-Authoritative Route Object Clean-up
2018-06 Routing Working Group November 2019

Summary: This proposal created a process to delete a non-authoritative object stored in the RIPE IRR, if it conflicts with an RPKI ROA.

Revised IPv4 assignment policy for IXPs
2019-05 Address Policy Working Group October 2019

Summary: This proposal aimed to increase the reserved IPv4 pool for IXPs to a /15 and finetune assignment criteria.

Resource Hijacking is a RIPE Policy Violation
2019-03 Anti-Abuse Working Group October 2019

Summary: This proposal aimed to define that BGP hijacking is not accepted as normal practice within the RIPE NCC service region.

Reason for Withdrawal: The proposers felt they were unable to address concerns that the policy would expose the RIPE NCC to unacceptable liability risks. These concerns were expressed by both the Executive Board and some community members.

IPv4 Waiting List Implementation
2019-02 Address Policy Working Group July 2019

Summary: This proposal created a waiting list based on an allocation size of /24 once the RIPE NCC’s free IPv4 pool is exhausted.

Clarification of Definition for "ASSIGNED PA"
2019-01 Address Policy Working Group May 2019

Summary: This proposal made it clear in the IPv4 Policy that the status "ASSIGNED PA" can also be used for assignments to an LIR's infrastructure.

Assignment Clarification in IPv6 Policy
2018-02 Address Policy Working Group March 2019

Summary: This proposal aimed to clarify the definition of "Assign" in ripe-707 (section 2.6).

Reason for Withdrawal: The proposer decided it was best to find agreement on a problem statement before developing new policy text.