[Community-Discuss] "Fighting Internet Shutdown" - Any Role for AFRINIC?

Alan Barrett alan.barrett at afrinic.net
Fri Apr 21 06:14:35 UTC 2017

> On 20 Apr 2017, at 19:43, Andrew Alston <Andrew.Alston at liquidtelecom.com> wrote:
> I also point out that there is nothing in any AfriNIC policy that requires an entity that is requesting space to have a license of any form, unless I have missed it – it may be something being asked for – but it’s not in policy and it’s not in the bylaws to my knowledge.

There’e nothing in policy or bylaws that requires any sort of licence.  However, AFRINIC uses its best efforts to verify the information given in number resource requests, and asking to see relevant licences is often part of that.

Alan Barrett

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