(10) The regional Internet registry (RIR
) then resells smaller /16 blocks (64,000 IP addresses) to Internet service providers (ISP) and other organizations.
The Brazilian proposal, as noted by Afonso, "seeks to derive a more decentralized organization from the only currently working structure specifically created for Internet governance--what I call here the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) System, which involves ICANN and its supporting organizations, as well as the Number Resource Organization (NRO) and the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs
)" (2005, para.
John Hancock Retirement Income & Rollover Solutions (RIRS
) has announced the formation of its Consolidation Services (http://www.plansponsor.com/John_Hancock_Launches_Consolidation_Services_Group.aspx) group.
Each of the five regional Internet registries (RIRs
) was allocated one of the final five large blocks of about 16 million addresses.
The critical feature of the proposed RPKI solution is the attempt to link resource certificates to the institutions that issue internet resources, namely ICANN and the RIRs
"The allocation of Internet number resources by the five RIRs
enables every region in the world to benefit from fair and equitable distribution of IPv4 and IPv6 addresses.
The RIPE NCC is one of the world's five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs
) and provides global Internet resources and related services to a membership base of approximately 6,100 members in 75 countries.
The same policy process has been in practice for years in each of the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs
) that comprise the NRO.
Keane dispatched Jette and a small team-operating under the auspices of a program known as RIRS
(Rapid Integration of Robot Systems)--to Afghanistan, to demonstrate to conventional and Special Operations Forces how to use a video-equipped iRobot.
A report published this week by the American Registry for Internet Numbers, one of the four RIRs
, says that in that four and a half year period 19.59 "/8 equivalents" had been allocated, leaving 91 /8 equivalents remaining for future allocation.
' negative affectivity factor (see Instruments section) will be (a) positively associated with RIDI's second-order, psychosocial distress (i.e., non-adaptive reactions) factor, (b) independent of RIDI's Denial scale, and (c) negatively correlated with RIDI's second-order adaptive factor.
Given ICANN's IP address responsibilities and the dominant role of the Regional Internet Registries (RIR
) in the IP allocation process, it seems hardly unreasonable to give the RIRs
, through the ASO, a voice on the board; the position of the ASO board members is bolstered by the fact that the current ASO directors are well-respected for their accomplishments and technical expertise.(283) Similarly, the credibility of the PSO selections is bolstered by the strong technical credentials of the individuals concerned.(284) The PSO and ASO representatives include worthy and important voices.