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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The policy proposals on this page have been archived. You can see at a glance if they were accepted and adopted by the RIPE community or withdrawn at any stage.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
PDP Clarification
2018-04 September 2018

Summary: This proposal clarified the options available to the Working Group chairs at the end of the Review Phase of the RIPE Policy Development Process (PDP).

Fixing Outdated Information in the IPv4 Policy
2018-03 Address Policy Working Group August 2018

Summary: This proposal fixed outdated information in the RIPE Policy "IPv4 Address Allocation and Assignment Policies for the RIPE NCC Service Region".

Organisation-LIR Clarification in IPv6 Policy
2018-01 Address Policy Working Group July 2018

Summary: This proposal aimed to clarify the wording used in RIPE-699 regarding terms such as “organisation” and “LIR”.

Regular abuse-c Validation
2017-02 Anti-Abuse Working Group June 2018

Summary: This proposal gives the RIPE NCC a mandate to regularly validate "abuse-mailbox:" information and to follow up in cases where the attribute is deemed to be incorrect.

IPv6 Sub-assignment Clarification
2016-04 Address Policy Working Group March 2018

Summary: The goal of this proposal was to re-define the term "sub-assignment" for IPv6.

Reducing Initial IPv4 Allocation, Aiming to Preserve a Minimum of IPv4 Space for Newcomers
2017-03 Address Policy Working Group October 2017

Summary: This proposal aimed to reduce the IPv4 allocations made by the RIPE NCC to a /24 (currently a /22) and only to LIRs that have not received an IPv4 allocation directly from the RIPE NCC before.

Reason for Withdrawal: The proposers felt unable to create a second draft that addressed conflicting objections.

Publish statistics on Intra-RIR Legacy updates
2017-01 Address Policy Working Group September 2017

This proposal aimed to to add the requirement that the RIPE NCC publish all changes to the holdership of legacy resources in the existing transfer statistics.

Reason for Withdrawal: The proposer didn't see enough community support, especially from Legacy Resource Holders as the parties that would be most affected.

Synchronising the Initial and Subsequent IPv6 Allocation Policies
2016-05 Address Policy Working Group March 2017

Summary: This policy change matches the subsequent IPv6 allocation requirements with the initial allocation requirements.

RIPE Resource Transfer Policies
2015-04 Address Policy Working Group March 2017

Summary: This proposal creates a single policy document for Internet number resource transfers, replacing text in several RIPE Policies. It also introduces a 24-month holding period for IPv4 addresses and 16-bit ASNs after any change of holdership.

Locking Down the Final /8 Policy
2016-03 Address Policy Working Group November 2016

Summary: This proposal aimed to ban transfers of allocations made under the final /8 policy.

Reason for Withdrawal: The proposer decided to abandon the proposal as he felt that the ongoing discussion was damaging the RIPE community’s reputation. As nobody stepped forward to take over the authorship of this proposal, the proposal was withdrawn.