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Re: [rpd] Afrinic policy proposal—Afrinic Service guild lines

Seun Ojedeji seun.ojedeji at
Sun Oct 26 18:41:56 UTC 2014

Hello Karmann,

Thanks for your interest to submit a proposal, in accordance to the process
to submitting a proposal[1] kindly send a copy of your proposal to
policy-submission[at] This is how/when your proposal will be
formerly received, assigned an ID, processed and published accordingly.

Seun Ojedeji - PDWG Co-Chair


On Sun, Oct 26, 2014 at 5:26 PM, Karmann Olumomo <karmann.olumomo at>

> Dear Community Members,
> I would like to make a proposal for Afrinic Service guild lines as
> following.
> 1) Summary of the Problem Being Addressed by this Policy Proposal Some
> member are experiencing extreme long wait for their additional allocation
> request to get passed, some members are experiencing none technical
> information requested from Afrinic(customer data, marketing channel etc),
> in order to improve overall service quality of Afrinic, here is the policy.
> 2) Summary of How this Proposal Addresses the Problem  To improve overall
> service quality and transparency of Afrinic’s number resource services by
> documenting roles and responsibilities of AFRINIC.  3) Proposal
> 1.Afrinic should make decision on subsequent allocation requests based on
> Afrinic   policy, and conclude a request no longer than the 20% of the
> total period AFRNIC approves the resources for. (E.g. If Afrinic is issuing
> resources to its member to meet its 12 months needs, the longest waiting
> time for Afrinic allocation process should not be longer than 20%*12month,
> to cope with 80% utilization requirement for additional allocation). If
> Afrinic was not able to make decision on a certain request within this
> period, for each additional month beyond this period, the requesting member
> should receive percentage of the requested period of the total request
> until such decision has been made, in order to protect member from smooth
> running of its business.
> 2.Afrinic should publish standardized base information request for each
> typical type of resource allocation.
> 3.Afrinic should not store, request any marketing or business related
> none-technical information from its member, for example, customer data,
> marketing channel, and marketing budget.
> 4.Afrinic allocations should be solely made based on current policy, no
> other factor other than policy should infer with afrinic’s decision on
> processing allocation requests.
> 5.Unless otherwise appealed, Afrinic board should not be directly involved
> in IP allocation process.
> 6.For the interest of overall policy development process, other RIR staff
> as well as it's governing body personnel(advisor or board member, for
> example) should not be involve in Afrinic policy development process.
> 7.Afrinic policy working group chair election should be conducted
> independent from Afrinic board nomination committee, candidates should be
> free of any requirement.
> Best regards,
> Karmann Olumomo
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