[Community-Discuss] Supreme Court Order in Relation to Cloud Innovation v AFRINIC

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Tue Jul 20 04:50:01 UTC 2021

> On Jul 15, 2021, at 13:33 , Ronald F. Guilmette <rfg at tristatelogic.com> wrote:


> In message <337009E4-C17E-4215-82BD-D9F753831613 at delong.com>,

> Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:


>> The "sub judice" rule was temporarily not in effect

>> while the case was dismissed

>> until such time as the appeal was accepted. This created a window during

>> which we could disclose certain factual information.


>> The "sub judice" rule only applies while there is an

>> active case that is actually "sub judice" (which means

>> "under the consideration of the court" basically).

>> When AFRINIC succeeded in getting the case dismissed, it stopped being

>> "sub judice" until such time as the judge ruled to

>> reinstate the injunction pending

>> the appeal.


> That's a very interesting legal theory Owen.


> May I quote you?

That was my understanding from what the lawyers said to us.

If I’m wrong, I guess I’ll have to apologize to the Mauritian courts.


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