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[AFRINIC-rpd] AFRINIC Response to Government Calls for an Arab RIR

SM sm at
Tue Feb 26 21:23:28 UTC 2013

At 11:48 26-02-2013, David Conrad wrote:
>WRT resources, since IANA's IPv4 pool is (essentially) empty, I'd 
>imagine the new RIR would be allocated an IPv6 /12 and a block of 
>ASNs only. I'd guess whether the new RIR would get IPv4 would 
>largely depend on whether any of the RIRs with existing pools would 
>be willing to transfer a /8.  Given current IPv4 distribution, this 
>might get a bit ... sticky.

It's never been tried before.  It looks like all this will affect the 
AfriNIC region the most.


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