[Community-Discuss] Notice to all the legacy netblocks holders in AfriNIC

AFRINIC Communication comms at afrinic.net
Fri Feb 5 11:53:24 UTC 2021

Dear Frank,

AFRINIC has not approved any application for IP space for the purpose of leasing despite having received such requests.



> On 5 Feb 2021, at 09:07, Frank Habicht <geier at geier.ne.tz> wrote:


> Hi Owen,


> On 05/02/2021 03:56, Owen DeLong wrote:



>>> On Feb 2, 2021, at 4:29 AM, Noah <noah at neo.co.tz

>>> <mailto:noah at neo.co.tz>> wrote:


>>> FWIW, an LIR in Afrinic documentation means: “*Any Network Operator

>>> that provides Internet services to distinct end-users and end-sites.*”

>>> In the same context, LIRs are allocated IPv4 space of type Provider

>>> Aggregatable “Allocated PA”.


>> Yes. It does not specify the type of internet services. Are you arguing

>> that the leasing of address blocks is not an internet service?


> My initial 'gut' response was "YES" - leasing is not a service as

> intended. But: I didn't check the scripture, IANAL, and I don't want to

> get into *that* discussion.


> But I have just one question:


> Is *leasing* the kind of use, for which the IP space was applied for and

> justified?



> AfriNIC staff: has any LIR applied for IP space for the purpose of

> *leasing* and received IP address space?


> Thanks,

> Frank


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