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[AfriNIC-rpd] IPv6 Allocations to Non-Profit Networks

Ronald Nsubuga nsubugr at
Wed Jan 14 14:53:23 UTC 2009

> To be clear, this policy is asking one set of AfriNIC members (for-profits)
> to subsidize another set ("non-profits", whatever that means).  Long ago,
> APNIC looked at the same policy and decided against it since (a) it was felt
> yearly APNIC fees were such a tiny proportion of the total cost of providing
> Internet service in the AP region that it was nonsensical to think that
> waiving those fees would have a significant impact on the growth of the
> Internet in the region and (b) the APNIC executive council had mechanisms by
> which fees could be waived.  Whether or not these considerations are
> relevant for the African region at this point in time is obviously something
> you all will need to determine.

How about if the "non-profit" also walk the same bill for becoming
members of AfriNIC? The catch is this will be abused because they are
very many ways of walking away with it.


Ronald Nsubuga,
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"I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble"

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