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[AfriNIC-rpd] Updated Version of the "IPv4 Soft Landing Policy" now Available Online

Jackson Muthili jacksonmuthi at
Mon Feb 21 21:12:02 UTC 2011

On Mon, Feb 21, 2011 at 10:51 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at> wrote:

>>> AfriNIC resources are for the AfriNIC geographical region. For each
>>> allocation or assignment made during the Exhaustion Phase, no more than
>>> 10% of these resources may be used outside of the AfriNIC region, and
>>> any use outside the AfriNIC region shall be solely in support of
>>> connectivity back to the AfriNIC region.
>> How is this measured? What counts as 'outside'?
> AfriNIC has a clearly defined geographical service region. If an address is
> assigned to a device physically outside of that defined region, then, the
> address is being used outside of the region. This does not seem like
> rocket science to me.

What happens to african ISPs having customers outside the service
region, if those customers can consume more than 10% of the ISP

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