[Community-Discuss] Why does AFRINIC continue to violate the court order?

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Wed Jul 14 08:35:27 UTC 2021

Could AFRINIC please comply with the court order to reinstate Cloud Innovation?

It’s one thing when you can’t follow your own rules, but you’re now violating the law and
working hard towards a contempt citation. It didn’t take long to screw up our whois entries,
it shouldn’t take long to put them back.

As of 12:26 PM Mauritius time, Wed. July 14, 2021:

whois -h whois.afrinic.net 2021/07/14 1:25:44
% This is the AfriNIC Whois server.
% The AFRINIC whois database is subject to the following terms of Use. See https://afrinic.net/whois/terms

% Note: this output has been filtered.
% To receive output for a database update, use the "-B" flag.

% Information related to ' -'

% No abuse contact registered for -

inetnum: -
netname: CloudInnovation
descr: CloudInnovation infrastructure
country: US
admin-c: APC1-AFRINIC
tech-c: APC1-AFRINIC
remarks: ============REMARK====================
remarks: As a consequence of the termination of the Registration Service
remarks: Agreement with Cloud Innovation Ltd, this IP prefix has been revoked
remarks: from this Resource Member and it only exists as a placeholder record on
remarks: WHOIS as from 8th July 2021 and will be deleted after 7th October 2021.
remarks: Kindly note that no further changes are possible for this
remarks: prefix(frozen/locked). Users of this prefix and its corresponding route
remarks: objects and reverse DNS objects are advised to consider other available
remarks: options before the said date. This grace period of 90 days is a
remarks: demonstration of good faith of AFRINIC as a Regional Internet Registry
remarks: to prevent sudden disruption to the Internet connectivity of the
remarks: relevant users.
remarks: ============REMARK====================
mnt-routes: AFRINIC-HM-MNT
source: AFRINIC # Filtered
parent: -

person: AFRINIC Placeholder Contact
address: 11th Floor, Standard Chartered Tower, 19, Cybercity, Ebène, Mauritius
phone: tel:+230-403-5100
nic-hdl: APC1-AFRINIC
source: AFRINIC # Filtered

Please correct this with all due haste before further enforcement action is required.



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