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[AFRINIC-rpd] New Policy Proposal: Inter RIR IPv4 Address Transfers (AFPUB-2013-V4-001-DRAFT-01)

Sunday Folayan sfolayan at
Mon Jan 14 11:12:40 UTC 2013

On 13/01/2013 00:01, David Conrad wrote:
>  To me, 'responsible stewardship' is about making sure resources are 
> used efficiently. As mentioned above, AfriNIC is projected to have 
> unallocated IPv4 addresses nearly 7 years after all the other RIRs 
> have exhausted their free pools. This would imply either that AfriNIC 
> would be _seriously_ behind in IPv6 deployment (if those addresses 
> would still be needed) or the IPv4 resources being administered by 
> AfriNIC would have been locked away and therefore wasted. Neither of 
> these would appear to be desirable. 

I will say ... policies that lead to the development of Africa implies 
AfriNIC is a "responsible steward".

If IPv4 is so important to an organization that it will set up shop in 
Africa because of "a restrictive AfriNIC policy" ... that is a small 
step to developing Africa.

+1 to Reject!


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