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[rpd] New proposal - "AfriNIC Whois Database Update Process" (AFPUB-2014-GEN-001-DRAFT-01)

Alan Barrett apb at
Tue May 20 11:53:28 UTC 2014

On Tue, 20 May 2014, Jean Robert Hountomey wrote:
> The goal of the proposal is setting a process towards ensuring 
> that AfriNIC whois database is updated.  A previous policy 
> (AFPUB-2012-GEN-001-DRAFT-02 : AfriNIC Whois Database Clean-up ) 
> was withdrawn by the Author after AfriNIC advised that there was 
> already an internal process to handle the cleanup of whois data 
> and do general contact update.  However it has been noticed that 
> objects in AfriNIC database are not accurate.

Last time we discussed this, in 2012, the community thought that 
Whois cleanup should be a staff project, not a policy issue, and 
the Afrinic staff said that they were busy trying to clean up the 

It would be nice to know what progress has been made since then.

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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