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[AFRINIC-rpd] IPv4 Address Allocation and Assignment proposal

JP Viljoen froztbyte at
Fri Feb 8 13:42:50 UTC 2013

On 08 Feb 2013, at 3:40 PM, JP Viljoen <froztbyte at> wrote:
> So you want to take it from someone who /kinda works/ (albeit slowly), to places in Africa typically rife with corruption, ineffective policy departments, and already way overrun?
> The logistics alone of such a notion are staggering. How do you decide which government gets what allocation? What policies will be in effect? How do transfers work? Add on top that Africa has a common theme of geopolitical instability, and this becomes even more problematic.
> The internet has long been a way to work uniformly for everyone. I don't see any reason to make it more complicated to get access to it.

Actually, let me be a bit more direct: That suggestion is crazy.

I'm surprised this thread is already at 50-odd posts. Why? Surely the implications of doing all of this correctly cannot possibly be that hard.


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