[Community-Discuss] Legacy Resource Holders WHOIS... fees remits.

Adam Nelson adam at varud.com
Wed Jun 22 17:58:52 UTC 2016

Yup!  The IPs/ASNs given to the legacy holders predate the RIRs and are in
a type of limbo.  They do not currently have to pay to maintain those
numbers.  They can only be encouraged to do so.  I'm pretty sure this is
true vis-a-vis legacy holders in all of the regions.


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On Wed, Jun 22, 2016 at 1:45 PM, Lydea Akiriza <akirizal at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have an earnest desire to learn more about Internet in Africa, for
> that,I am grateful for this platform.
> Today I was looking through the AFRINIC website and I came across the
> Legacy Resources Holders link
> http://www.afrinic.net/en/services/rs/legacy-resources-holders and
> something stood out for me...
> "Although there is no contractual relationship and obligation between
> legacy resources holders and AFRINIC, legacy resources holders still
> benefit from AFRINIC registry service support such as WHOIS, reverse DNS
> and the Internet Routing Registry....There are currently around 350 legacy
> resources holders registered in the AFRINIC WHOIS database...AFRINIC
> encourages legacy resource holders to become AFRINIC members...."
> So my question is, does this mean Legacy Resource Holders despite using
> AFRINIC Registry services (like WHOIS, Reverse DNS e'tal) don't remit fees
> Thanks!
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