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[rpd] AfriNIC policy AFPUB-2014-GEN-002-DRAFT-01 reject
mje at posix.co.za
Wed Oct 22 11:44:38 UTC 2014
Can I please ask you - in which African Country do you live?
If a non African company moves into Africa - why would the policy not
allow them IPv4 address space?
On Wed, 2014-10-22 at 13:12 +0800, Victor wrote:
> In my opinion, the proposal itself intended to keep the resources
> within the region and may prevent business investment in Africa which
> is not good at all.
> Technically how to define out-of-region is another question to
> discuss. Without proper definition, this policy will NOT solve any
> problem which stated initially "leaving staff to arbitrarily decide
> how to handle Out-Of-Region requests". It simply create another
> problem "leaving staff to arbitrarily decide how to DEFINE
> Out-Of-Region", providing extra execute to reject some resources
> There is no reason to get it implement.
> On 10/19/2014 11:52 AM, Vladimir Kangin wrote:
> Dear Community Members,
> I would like to comment on AFPUB-2014-GEN-002-DRAFT-01
> In my humble opinion the split 40/60% is not appropriate and
> "Out-Of-Region use" definition is something inappropriate for
> in general. Why you do not offer 30/70% or 50/50%? How did you
> come up
> with 40/60% figures?
> The percentage of "Out-Of-Region use" cannot be indifferent to
> type of
> business companies do.
> For instance we take an African local ISP. Why they could need
> 40% of
> allocated space for use outside of Africa? It would eventually
> them into sell/rent IPs only. Normally they would need less
> then 1%
> and in very rare cases only.
> Or for instance take a satellite services company that would
> like to
> focus on serving customers that Out-Of-Region. Then all is
> opposite and
> they need 1% of allocated space for infrastructure use at
> Satellite HUB and the rest 99% will be on customer end. Will
> you close
> the door for such business?
> We can discuss many other options like VPNs, Clouds, CDNs etc
> obviously 40% of Internet number resources for use by a member
> to be
> outside the region is not a solution. The approach shall be
> for Afrinic in a way of controlling resources as well as
> attractiveness for businesses.
> I kindly request to consider my reject on
> rpd mailing list
> rpd at afrinic.net
Mark James ELKINS - Posix Systems - (South) Africa
mje at posix.co.za Tel: +27.128070590 Cell: +27.826010496
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