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[AfriNIC-rpd] Re: [resource-policy] AfriNIC Policy Proposal: IPv6ProviderIndependent (PI) Assignment for End-Sites

McTim dogwallah at
Mon Mar 19 17:49:51 UTC 2007

On 3/19/07, Vincent Ngundi <vincent at> wrote:
> On Mar 19, 2007, at 3:26 PM, JORDI PALET MARTINEZ wrote:
> > The definition of an organization is not something to be done by
> > AfriNIC, is
> > there, is a legal definition and I guess is valid in every country
> > on the
> > world (I may be wrong): Whatever is not an individual.
> >
> > I agree with a previous comment that a individual can create an
> > organization, but typically this is done only if there is a real need
> > (creating a business, a non-profit organization, whatever).
> Or event to get IPv6 PI space.
> > Individuals
> > don't tend to do so, especially because it cost money and a lot of
> > paper
> > work (every year, or even every month/3 months) to justify the
> > accounting,
> > taxes, etc. to the government.
> With all due respect, I think that's your opinion.
> >
> > If an individual decides to create an organization, that's fine, they
> > deserve to be allocated a PI if it is justified by the rest of the
> > criteria.
> So in such a case, will we have prevented an *individual* per se from
> getting v6 PI space?

Organisations don't need addresses, people don't need addresses,
interfaces need them.

If I as an individual have a lot of devices, why shouldn't I get
address space if I am
willing to pay the fee?


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