[Community-Discuss] Successful IANA transition
evelyngeek at gmail.com
Sat Oct 1 08:42:03 UTC 2016
I would like to add my voice and congratulate the entire Internet community
for this spectacular achievement!
On Sat, Oct 1, 2016 at 11:20 AM, Seun Ojedeji <seun.ojedeji at gmail.com>
> Great news to hear on a day like this! Congratulation to everyone that
> contributed towards making this a reality, congratulations to the entire
> Internet community.
> Happy new month, happy independence to ICANN and to all Nigerians here ;-)
> Sent from my LG G4
> Kindly excuse brevity and typos
> On 1 Oct 2016 5:09 a.m., "Alan Barrett" <alan.barrett at afrinic.net> wrote:
>> Dear AFRINIC community,
>> It’s now a few minutes after midnight in Washington, DC. The IANA
>> contract between NTIA and ICANN has expired.
>> ICANN is now performing the IANA Numbering Services (assigning IP
>> addresses and ASNs to RIRs, and some related tasks) in terms of a contract
>> between the RIRs and ICANN, instead of in terms of a contract between the
>> NTIA and ICANN. ICANN asked for permission to sub-contract the IANA
>> Numbering Services to PTI, and the RIRs consented, so the IANA functions
>> will actually be performed by PTI, although ICANN remains responsible.
>> Apart from announcements and press releases, you will probably not notice
>> much difference.
>> Alan Barrett
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