|Synopsis||This policy proposes removing APNIC policy restrictions on the transfer of registration of IPv4 address allocations and IPv4 portable address assignments between current APNIC account holders.|
|Current status||Implemented on 10 February 2010.|
|Relevant forum||Policy SIG|
|Status at other RIRs||
AfriNIC currently has no similar policy or proposal under discussion.
ARIN: In 1 June 2009, ARIN implemented 2009-1: Transfer Policy.
LACNIC is currently discussing a transfer proposal, LAC-2009-04 Transfer of IPv4 Blocks within the LACNIC Region.
RIPE: RIPE has implemented a transfer policy in its region. See section 5.5, "Transfers of Allocations", of IPv4 Address Allocation and Assignment Policies for the RIPE NCC Service Region.
|26 July 2007||Version 1 announced on Policy SIG mailing list|
|6 September 2007||Version 1 presented at APNIC 24 Policy SIG. Proposal author did not seek consensus at APNIC 24 but planned to submit a second version of the proposal to the Policy SIG for further discussion at APNIC 25.|
|28 September 2007||Version 1 returned to mailing list for further development.|
|22 January 2008||Version 2 submitted to Policy SIG mailing list.|
|28 February 2008||Presented at the APNIC 25 Policy SIG. Author to revise proposal following discussion at the Policy SIG.|
|22 July 2008||Version 3 submitted to Policy SIG mailing list.|
|28 August 2008||Version 3 received majority support in the APNIC 26 Policy SIG but did not reach consensus.|
|29 August 2008||Version 3 returned to the author and the Policy SIG mailing list for further discussion.|
|26 February 2009||
The proposal was modified and reached consensus on the following five points at APNIC 27.
APNIC will process IPv4 address transfer requests involving current account holders following the adoption of this proposed policy, subject to the following conditions:
|6 March 2009||Version 4, which includes the elements of the transfer proposal that reached consensus in the APNIC 27 Policy SIG, submitted to Policy SIG mailing list.|
|6 March 2009 – 1 May 2009||Version 4 in eight-week final call for comment period.|
|21 May 2009||Returned by APNIC EC to the Policy SIG mailing list for further discussion.|
|24 July 2009||Version 5 submitted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.|
|27 August 2009||Reached consensus at the APNIC 28 Policy SIG.|
|28 August 2009||Reached consensus at the APNIC 28 AMM.|
|31 August – 26 October 2009||Version 5 in eight-week final call for comment period.|
|18 November 2009||Endorsed during the APNIC Executive Council (EC) teleconference.|
|11 January – 8 February 2010||
Draft policy documentation open for comment:
|10 February 2010||Implemented.|