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[AfriNIC-rpd] Consensus call on Section 3.8 of AFPUB-2010-v4-005-draft-02 - IPv4 Soft Landing

ALAIN AINA aalain at
Mon May 23 23:30:33 UTC 2011

On May 21, 2011, at 10:29 PM, David Conrad wrote:

> Hi Alain,
> On May 18, 2011, at 6:19 AM, ALAIN AINA wrote:
>>> (i) Can IPv4 address space provided by AfriNIC be used for Anycast outside
>>>   the AfriNIC service region?
>> No policy currently explicitly bars usage of space outside the
>> AfriNIC service region.
>>> (j) Has there been a "run" on IPv4 addresses in the AfriNIC service region
>>>   since the IANA pool of available IPv4 addresses was exhausted?
>> Yes. We have received, and are processing several large requests at
>> the same time. (A /8, some /10s, /11s, etc).
> A /8, eh?
> Out of curiosity, are any of these large requests being made by organizations outside of the AfriNIC region?

The requests are all originating from  AfriNIC region companies,
mostly from the continent's most populous economies.

Hope this helps


> Regards,
> -drc
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